Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology

The Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology prepares you for these highly demanding fields at the forefront of public safety and social justice. We offer both bachelor's and master's degree programs to prepare you for work from law enforcement to the courts to corrections. Our accredited social work degree prepares students for a career working with individuals, families, and communities to better lives.

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    Social Work Pioneer Presenting Jane Addams Lecture March 20

    Social work pioneer Mildred “Mit” Joyner, emerita director and professor of social work at West Chester University, will present Southeast Missouri State University’s second annual Jane Addams Lecture Wednesday, March 20. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. and the lecture will begin at 6 p.m. in the John and Betty Glenn Convocation Center […]

    Southeast to Celebrate Criminal Justice Week April 3-5

    Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate the criminal justice field with a variety of activities and guest speakers during Criminal Justice Week April 3-5. The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology will host guest speakers, demonstrations and an agency appreciation banquet to provide the University community and students interactive and educational opportunities to learn about […]

    Southeast Hosts Free Public Viewing of ‘The Age of Love’

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Social Work will present a free public viewing of “The Age of Love” on March 20. The award-winning documentary, which follows the comic and poignant adventures of 10 seniors who attend a speed dating event for 70- to 90-year-olds and seek another chance at love, will be shown at 4 […]



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