Graduate Catalog 2013-14
This program is designed with an emphasis on administration and policy in the criminal justice arena. By promoting an integrated, academically rigorous, and empirically oriented curriculum, the program helps criminal justice professionals develop the repertoire of professional skills necessary to better manage their current positions, assume leadership roles, and/or continue doctoral training in criminal justice.
This program is designed for
This is a cohort-based program in which the majority of the credit hours can be earned through online learning. An additional one-week residency block is required during the first summer in the program.
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to
Admission Requirements: In addition to meeting the universitywide requirements for graduate admission on page 11, applicants must
Enrollment Policy and Application Deadlines: Students are admitted for the summer semester only. The deadline is March 1.
Degree Requirements – Criminal Justice Administration and Policy
CJ 500 Foundations of Criminal Justice Administration
CJ 501 Victims of Interpersonal Violence
CJ 504 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJ 507 Juvenile Justice
CJ 511 Current Controversies in Corrections
CJ 512 Executive Leadership and Organizational Change
CJ 520 Politics and Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice
CJ 521 Terrorism and Counterterrorism
CJ 550 Special Topics in Criminal Justice
CJ 599 Thesis in Criminal Justice
SOC 510 Theories of Social Deviance