Criminal Justice

Two Fairmont State online master's programs ranked among the best in the country

Monday, February 13, 2023

Fairmont State University’s Criminal Justice and Healthcare Management master’s programs have been ranked amongst the top online master’s degree programs in the country by In addition to being one of the top-ranked programs, the Criminal Justice master’s program was also ranked as one of the most affordable online master’s degrees in the country. 

Fairmont State’s Criminal Justice Program Receives National Recognition

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Fairmont State University has recently been ranked among the top 100 Best Affordable Criminal Justice Programs in the country by University Headquarters. University Headquarters is an online resource aiming to help students navigate the higher education process, assisting students to find top rated colleges, scholarships, potential salaries upon graduation and determining a career path.

Class of 2021 Graduate Profile: Aaliyah Williams

Thursday, April 22, 2021

As the president of Iota Phi, Fairmont State University’s Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, senior Aaliyah Williams has dedicated herself to a mission of service and philanthropy. And for Williams, a Fairmont native, that service is extended to not only her Falcon Family, but also the very city she calls home.  

“Making an impact in the city that I’m from has been exciting and it warms my heart,” she said. 

Fairmont State's Alpha Phi Sigma earns 3 national awards

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Fairmont State University’s Alpha Phi Sigma Epsilon Iota Chapter has received three national awards for their work in the national criminal justice honor society. 

Fairmont State feels like home to freshman Stephanie Viekman

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

For Stephanie Viekman, a nontraditional freshman, she knew Fairmont State University was the perfect fit for her. After attending orientation, it felt like home. 

“I’d been around and I really liked the campus. After orientation, I just knew it was the right place,” she said. “We got to hear the president speak and every single professor I met just wanted to help me, they told me they wanted to get me where I needed to be.” 

Honors Student Studies at The Washington Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Fairmont State students spend summer doing all sorts of things from jobs to vacations.  Kira N. Guier, an honors student from Kearneysville, West Virginia, studied this summer at The Washington Center and interned at DC127.

Kira, a junior, is double majoring in criminal justice and history.

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Kansas City, Mo. In fact, Fairmont State will be known as the Alpha Phi Sigma National Office for the next two years because three FSU students won the national election for the presidential slate of the organization and will serve a two-year term as its national officers.

Learn About Program Options at Graduate Studies Fair on Feb. 8

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Fairmont State University is meeting the challenge of educating professionals in a variety of fields including architecture, criminal justice, business and multiple areas within the field of education. Many fields that once employed graduates with bachelor’s degrees now prefer to hire those with master’s degrees. Choosing to pursue a master’s degree program at FSU represents a commitment to excellence, personal growth and lifelong learning.

Criminal Justice Students Take Top Honors in National Competition

Friday, April 08, 2016

Fairmont State University Criminal Justice students recently took top honors at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Alpha Phi Sigma National Conference in Denver. In fact, they consistently perform so well in the national crime scene competition that there is a “Fairmont rule.”

Public Invited to Movie Screening Educating on Drug Abuse

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

On Thursday, April 7, the United States Attorney’s Office will join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration to host a dynamic community forum designed to highlight a unique, realistic perspective on the impact of prescription drug and opioid abuse.

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