School of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Our School is a vibrant community, with approximately 1,300 baccalaureate students, 40 master's students, and 40 doctoral students. Twenty-five full-time faculty educate our students and engage in a wide range of research endeavors.

Location IN THE HEART OF CENTRAL TEXAS

Near 16 state criminal justice offices and 13 Texas counties, including Travis (Austin) and Bexar (San Antonio)

RESEARCH FACULTY ARE INVOLVED IN A WIDE RANGE OF RESEARCH

We are associated with several research centers, including the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT)

Degree Programs

There are many educational opportunities offered through the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology.
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Current Students

From internships to student organizations, there is something for everyone.

Upcoming Events


Crisis Negotiation Competition & Seminar

January 2025

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Latest News


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BSCJ now fully available on Round Rock Campus

Effective Fall 2024, students can complete their entire Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice (BSCJ) on the TXST Round Rock campus via traditional in-person day classes. 

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Three New Faculty to Join the School in Fall 2024

The School of Criminal Justice and Criminology is proud to welcome three new faculty members for the 2024–25 academic year. Learn more about each of our new faculty here.