MSU Criminal Justice

College of Social Sciences



The School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University combines a legacy of leadership in criminal justice with cutting-edge research and education programs addressing the most pressing problems facing society. Whether you are a current or prospective student, a potential research collaborator, a proud alum, or a professional seeking to address a real-world problem, we invite you to learn more about these exciting research, education, and engagement activities.

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  • Top 10

    For the second year in a row, our online master’s program in Criminal Justice is ranked #10 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report! In 1998, the... More

  • Kelly Tebay Returns to MSU

    Kelly Tebay, a Criminal Justice alumni, has returned to MSU and is hoping to bring change with her as she starts her role as an incoming Board of Trustee... More

  • Meet The Rojeks

    The School of Criminal Justice would like to welcome Jeff & Allison Rojek to the CJ Community! The Rojeks came to Michigan State University from the University of Texas... More

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Upcoming Events

  • School of Staff and Command

    January 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

    January 28 – June 14, 2019 This Michigan focused 400-hour problem-based course is learner driven through utilization of relevant,... More

  • Undercover Cybercrime Course

    January 28, 2019, 8:00 a.m.

    The ONLINE Undercover Cybercrime Course is an interactive 16-hour online course that will be delivered over a three-week period... More

  • Policing The Police Screening

    January 30, 2019, 6:15 p.m.

    MSU’s School of Criminal Justice invites you to view Policing the Police, a Frontline documentary that examines the relationship... More

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Faculty Profile

Phillip Schertzing

Dr. Schertzing is what some would call a Renaissance Man; earning multiple degrees, a career spanning 41 years, an avid historian, volunteer, and world traveler.

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