"We the members of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, will promote academic excellence in order to make the Criminal Justice System and its practitioners more effective and ethical." ~Preamble


Alpha Phi Sigma is not only an honor society, but membership in the organization provides opportunities for professional and educational leadership and promotes unity, service to others, and friendship. Members have opportunities to participate in community service, professional leadership activities, state conference activities, and national conference activities. They also have opportunities to compete for scholarships and crime scene competitions on a national level.

In addition, Epsilon Iota chapter stays involved in the campus community by participating in campus sponsored community service and campus activities sponsored by student government.














Requirements of Alpha Phi Sigma

Alpha Phi Sigma is the nationally recognized honor society for students in the criminal justice sciences. The society recognizes academic excellence by undergraduates as well as graduate students of criminal justice.

To become a member, the student must have completed one-third of their total hours required for graduation at his/her institution. The student must be recommended, to National, by the chapter advisor.


Undergraduate students must maintain a minimum of 3.2 overall GPA on a 4.0 scale, a 3.2 GPA, on a 4.0 scale, in criminal justice courses. The student must also rank in the top 35% of their classes and have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum. The Honor Society is open to those with a declared criminal justice major or minor.


Graduate students are required to maintain a minimum of a 3.4 GPA in both Criminal Justice courses and overall courses, on a 4.0 scale. Student must have completed a minimum of four courses within the criminal justice curriculum.



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