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Alpha Phi Sigma -Theta Tau

Criminal Justice Honor Society

Be A Part of The Criminal Justice Family

Theta Tau is comprised of a motivated group of criminal justice students at UNLV dedicated to creating a culture of academic excellence while maintaining member involvement through unity, leadership, and community service.

Theta Tau offers members four meetings per semester, access to industry professionals, unique networking opportunities, and the chance to foster lifetime relationships. We are committed to creating rewarding experiences for our members by giving back to the community and being civically involved. Members in good academic standing graduate with honor regalia, designed to represent their achievements and accomplishments.

Alpha Phi Sigma is the only Criminal Justice Honor Society, is a certified member of the Association of College Honor Societies, and is affiliated with the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences. View the APS Headquarters website page.


Member Benefits

  • Build personal and professional growth
  • Nationally recognized for academic excellence
  • Gain a sense of community with others in criminal justice
  • Enjoy exclusive national scholarship opportunities for all members 
  • Network with various professionals in the criminal justice system

Member Requirements

Undergraduates *

  • Hold a minimum 3.2 cumulative GPA
  • Hold a minimum 3.2 GPA in criminal justice courses
  • Completed a minimum of 4 criminal justice courses
  • Completed 3 full-time semesters

Graduates *

  • Hold a minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA
  • Enrolled in a graduate program in criminal justice
  • Completed a minimum of 4 courses
  • Completed 3 full-time semester

How to Apply

  • Fill out an Application

  • Submit your application with a one-time membership fee of $70 payable to Alpha Phi Sigma. An additional $10 is to be paid to Alpha Phi Sigma if the student is taking ONLY online courses (Total of $80).

  • There is an ongoing $15 semester fee each semester you are an active member including the semester you apply and graduate.

  • All members are required to maintain 5 points per semester in addition to the basic requirements to be considered active members. Point opportunities consist of being actively involved and are presented each semester.

  • To view the bylaws, visit the bylaws page

For questions on how to become a member, contact Seong Park at 702-895-1306 or

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