The mission of the Department of Criminal Justice, Philosophy, and Political Science is fourfold:

  1. To provide a quality education for students in the department's major and minor degree programs
  2. To ensure that students' educational experiences prepare them for a variety of career possibilities in education, government, and business.
  3. To encourage the development of students' leadership and service potential through sponsorship of extracurricular organizations
  4. To promote Chicago State University as a place to obtain a quality higher education exerience.

The Department's Faculty and staff are responsible for numerous ongoing programs, processes, and activities that help accomplish its mission.