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Alpha Phi Sigma

Texas State Criminal Justice Honor Society

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Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes academic excellence of Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice and related fields. The goals of Alpha Phi Sigma are to honor and promote academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity. Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society which is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies and affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.


Crest of the Honor society
  • Be currently enrolled as a student at Texas State University
  • Have successfully completed three semesters (or 36 credits) of classes at Texas State

  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.2 (for undergraduate students)

  • Have successfully completed 4 courses (or 12 credits) worth of School of Criminal Justice and Criminology classes

  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.2 in the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology classes you have taken


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  • SCHOLARSHIP: Eligibility for scholarships, awards, & grants. Meet and network with likeminded student, scholars, and professors.

  • RESEARCH: Access exclusive opportunities to assist and conduct academic research on crime and justice.

  • ETHICS: Learn from working professionals in law, policing, and corrections.

  • LEADERSHIP: Participate in the only nationally recognized honors society for criminal justice. Leadership positions available at the local and national level.

  • Membership certificate, pin, & card.

  • Honor regalia for graduation and other ceremonies.

If Interested, please contact: Dr. Sean Patrick Roche.