The Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology provides degree programs and opportunities for research and internships that offer students the opportunity to analyze and interpret systems of social control that are applied through the criminal justice system and throughout society.
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Over 200 Students Named to SHSS Dean's List for Fall 2023

The SHSS Dean's List recognizes excellent academic performance among full-time undergraduate students with a grade point average of 3.85 or higher for the term.

Emmy-Winning Alumna, Educator to be Honored at the 2024 Alumni Awards

UMKC Alumni Association recognizes Carmaletta Williams, Ph.D., with Spotlight Award

Two Super Bowl Rings Before UMKC Graduation

History student gets opportunity to work with the Arrowhead Art Collection