The Criminal Justice Society provides students an opportunity to meet with other students and professionals who share common interests. The Society has speakers from various criminal justice professions who inform them about the current events and careers in Criminal Justice. The Criminal Justice Society is open to students having taken at least one Criminal Justice course and having an interest in the Criminal Justice field.
The KAPPA EPSILON chapter of Alpha Phi Sigma was founded during the Spring 2008 semester at The University of Tennessee at Martin. Those who meet the criteria for membership (3.2 overall GPA, 3.2 GPA in Criminal Justice, having completed 4 criminal justice courses, and ranking in the top 35% of their class) are welcome to contact any of the Criminal Justice faculty for additional information.
The American Criminal Justice Association is a national association that was formed in 1937 as a way to promote professionalism in the field, and to bring together the community and the profession. ACJA provides training and education to criminal justice practitioners and students. Membership in UT Martin’s Zeta Epsilon Nu chapter of ACJA provides opportunities for attending conferences, participating in competitive events, competing for scholarships and awards, and networking with other students and professionals throughout the United States.