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Alpha Phi Sigma

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Become a member of Alpha Phi Sigma, the National Criminal Justice Honor Society, and get numerous benefits like:

  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Career advancement
  • Exposure to the criminal justice field

Earning an Alpha Phi Sigma lifetime membership is a distinguished honor. The Alpha Phi Sigma national office preserves a permanent record of your membership, which you can use on your applications to graduate schools and jobs.


Service Project

The Alpha Phi Sigma has a service project with the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center and they have a Lifeskills/Mentoring program and LU students meet at the Center twice per month.


Requirements to Join

Undergraduate Students

  • Must be a declared major or minor in criminal justice
  • Must have completed 3 full-time semesters
  • Must have a 3.2 GPA in major and overall
  • Must have taken a minimum of 4 criminal justice courses

Graduate Students

  • Must be in MS CJUS program
  • Must have completed 4 courses in the program
  • Must have a 3.0 GPA

Law School Students

  • Must be enrolled in the Liberty Law School
  • Must have completed first academic year
  • Must have a 2.5 GPA

Membership Costs

Membership requires a $70.00 money order to Alpha Phi Sigma Headquarters for the membership fee. It also requires a separate money order to Alpha Phi Sigma – Theta Sigma for lifetime local dues based on the following schedule:

  • 12 hours to 15 hours of undergraduate CJUS courses: $20.00
  • 18 hours to 24 hours of undergraduate CJUS courses: $25.00
  • 27 hours of greater of undergraduate CJUS courses: $30.00
  • Graduate: $30.00
  • Law School: $30.00

Questions?

Contact faculty advisor Lawrence Presley at lapresley@liberty.edu, or society president Ryan Skinner at reskinner2@liberty.edu.

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