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Daniel A. Rom Vice President
Kamelia Telimi Secretary
Anita Ebadi Treasurer


The purpose of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society is to honor, promote leadership, and support unity for all National and Locally recognized Criminology and Justice Studies Honor students.

Alpha Phi Sigma was recognized by ACJS as the official Criminal Justice Honor Society in 1976 and was admitted to the Association of College Honor Societies in 1981.

The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences is the largest and most rapidly growing professional organization in the scholarly fields of criminal justice education, research, and policy analysis.  The objective of ACJS have been to promote scholarly and professional activities within the discipline of criminal justice and to aid in the employment and research interests of past, present and future educators and practitioners.

Membership in a national honorary society meets one of the requirements for entrance at the GS-7 level in numerous and technical occupations in the Federal Service.  However, applicants must meet all of the requirements as described in the particular Federal Job Announcement covering the positions for which they applied.

**Requirements to JOIN the Honor Society** 
1). Undergraduate students shall be enrolled in California State University Northridge have declared a major; minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed three full time semesters or its equivalent, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale and rank in the top 35% of their class. A minimum of four courses of the above course work shall be in the criminal justice field. 

2). Graduate students shall be enrolled in a graduate program in criminal justice or related field, have completed four courses, have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale or rank in the upper 25% of their class. 

3). Transfer members from any Alpha Phi Sigma recognized chapter who transfers to California State University Northridge shall be accepted into Pi Beta Omicron Chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma National Headquarters will not issue a new certificate of membership unless specially requested by the chapter advisor and paid for by the member.

If you are interested in joining Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society, please email for an application.

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Assisting in the development of professional and personal leadership among students and practitioners. Encouraging and promoting academic success and excellence by awarding students as a National Criminal Justice Honor Society student. We also aim to provide opportunities for service to the community and the profession. Encouraging greater communication among members and the entire criminal justice profession.


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Tuesday/Thursday 1:00 p.m.

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Sierra Hall