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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    Southeast Alumna Serving Local Community in Moldova with Peace Corps

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Ryan Warren has always wanted to serve and help others. This summer, she begins two years of service as a health education teacher volunteer with the Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova. Warren, a native of Savannah, Missouri, said the Peace Corps, with its mission of sending Americans with [...]

    Southeast to Celebrate Criminal Justice Week April 24-25

    Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate the criminal justice field with a variety of activities and guest speakers during Criminal Justice Week April 24-25. The Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology will host demonstrations, a Q&A panel, and an agency appreciation banquet as part of the festivities. Local agencies including the Cape Girardeau [...]

    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 [...]



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Department of Criminal Justice, Social Work and Sociology
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701