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William M. Virkler, MBA
Chair of Criminal Justice

(315) 223-2559

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Internships



Student Organizations



Alpha Phi Sigma - The National Criminal Justice Honor Society



This is the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Alpha Phi Sigma recognizes students who are excelling in the Criminal Justice, Cybersecurity, or Economic Crime Investigation programs. The primary focus of this organization is to form a network of people across the United States who will soon become experts in the Justice Studies field. Alpha Phi Sigma also serves the campus and surrounding community with various events and opportunities to improve quality of life. Membership in this group is open to anyone with 12 CRJ credit hours and a minimum GPA of 3.2.


Association of Certified Fraud Examiners



The student chapter of the ACFE is one of five student chapters nationwide connected to the global organization of certified fraud examiners. The chapter connects students and alumni through networking and uses resources through the ACFE to educate the public, including corporations, on the risks of fraud and how they can be realistically prevented.

Cyber Patriots



Membership is open to all, emphasis is placed on students majoring in computer science, criminal justice, cybersecurity, economic crime investigations, math, or by majority vote from current members. Cyber Patriots was established to provide a proactive learning environment in cyber security topics. The purpose of the club is to create a connected community of students interested in Cybersecurity and technology; to provide a safe environment to further develop skills learned inside the classroom; and to share information across academic majors in relation to Cyber security and technology.



Organization of Justice Studies (OJS)



OJS is open to students form all majors, especially those in the criminal justice, economic crime investigation, and cybersecurity and information assurance programs. OJS is a student organization that bridges classroom learning with the world of criminal justice. OJS strives to expand students’ opportunities within the field of criminal justice, cyberseucirty, information assurance, and economic crime investigation. Fundraising is done to fund trips during the academic year as well as attend the Economic Crime Institute conference. OJS is advised by William Virkler, Executive Director of the Economic Crime, Justice Studies, and Cybersecurity department.

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