Omega Mu (VCU Chapter) Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Honoring and promoting academic excellence, community service, educational leadership, and unity. 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.


About Us

Alpha Phi Sigma (see National Website)

In order to join the official National Honor Society of Alpha Phi Sigma, Undergraduate Baccalaureate students shall be enrolled at the time of application in the institution represented by the chapter, have declared a major, minor or equivalent in the criminal justice or related field, have completed 45 semester hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale, with a minimum GPA of 3.2 in courses in criminal justice related fields and rank in the top 35% of their class. A minimum of four courses of the above course work shall be in the criminal justice field. Students who completed an Associate degree in Criminal Justice and are currently enrolled in a bachelor’s program, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale are eligible for membership.

Masters students shall be enrolled at the time of application in a master’s program in the Criminal Justice field in the institution represented by the chapter, have completed four courses, and have a minimum GPA of 3.4 on a 4.0 scale. Up to three undergraduate courses in Criminal Justice may be used to satisfy the four-course requirement. These courses must equate to a 3.4 GPA or higher, and the cumulative undergraduate degree program GPA is a 3.2 or higher. In addition, all Masters level coursework must equate to a 3.4 GPA or higher at the institution in which the student is enrolled.

If students meet the qualifications, please contact Dr. Christina Mancini and Dr. Brad Lehmann for application forms. There are national association dues and local association dues that will accompany the application which will entitle one to membership in the National Association, access to the APS resources, and regalia for graduation.









Members Benefits

Lifetime membership once recognized by Alpha Phi Sigma, graduation honors and regalia, funding options available.

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Exclusive Resources


Meet fellow Omega Mu - APS Honor Society Members

Our Team

Cristiano Cicoria Profile

Cristiano Cicoria

Caleb Orr Profile

Caleb Orr

Brad Lehmann Profile

Brad Lehmann

Chapter Advisor
Christina Mancini Profile

Christina Mancini

Chapter Advisor
Sarah Jones Profile

Sarah Jones


This organization does not restrict membership based on race, color, religion, national origin (including ethnicity), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), parenting status, marital status, political affiliation, military status (including veteran status), genetic information (including family medical history), sexual orientation, gender identify, gender expression, or disability. All VCU students who support the mission of our organization are welcome to participate in programs and events.


Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society

907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond VA 23284
United States