Shape the Future of Victim Services

Are you ready for the future?

Tell us a little about yourself and we'll keep you informed about programs designed with your future in mind.

Have Questions? Give us a call at 1.877.870.9214.

Request Information

Your Degree. Your Way. Your Future.

  • Develop your knowledge about victims of many different types of crimes as well as the ways in which you can effectively launch your career.
  • Advance your career in victim services agencies, social service agencies, police departments, correctional facilities, child and adult protective services, at-risk programs, legal advocacy, and non-profit organizations.
  • Achievable and Affordable. In-state tuition for everyone. Explore the cost.

Online Undergraduate Degrees

Online Graduate Degrees

See More Online Programs

Rise to the Top

The top-ranked College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University offers challenging classes taught by highly qualified faculty. As the first victim studies department in the nation, you have a unique opportunity to work with faculty who are passionate about issues pertaining to victimization and care about sharing their interest and knowledge with you.

Discover Your Path to the Future

If you want to make a difference to hurting, vulnerable people during their times of greatest need, the Victim Studies degree will give you the insights you need to help them recover and live fully again. Gain the tools needed to restore survivors’ feelings of safety, choice and control

A Legacy to Build Your Future On

Since 1879, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” echoes across SHSU’s seven colleges and beyond its Texas campus.

While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 40 undergraduate and graduate degrees that can be earned through online courses, SHSU Online has the option you’re looking for to reach your academic, personal, and professional goals on your own schedule.

All students, whether learning online or on campus, receive the same quality of education and are taught by the same professors.