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MS Criminal Justice

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    Master of Science in Criminal Justice

    Course Requirements:

    Course  Course Title  Credits 
      Required Core - 15 credits   
    CJ 605  Criminal Justice Research 3
    CJ 615  Theory and Practice of Police Administration 3
    CJ 625  Contemporary Corrections 3
    CJ 630  The Judicial System 3
    CJ 645  The Nature of Crime 3
      Elective Courses - select 5 courses,  15 credits    
    CJ 600  Criminal Justice System and the Urban Community 3
    CJ 601  Grant Proposal Writing 3
    CJ 602  Crime in a Global Context 3
    CJ 610  The Criminal Justice Professional 3
    CJ 611  Graduate Seminar in Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 616  Elite Deviance 3
    CJ 620  Operational Strategies in Police Administration 3
    CJ 635  Seminar on Community Corrections 3
    CJ 640  The Juvenile Justice System 3
    CJ 650  Legal Issues in Criminal Justice 3
    CJ 655  Police Role in Crime Prevention 3
    CJ 660  Critical Issues in Law Enforcement 3
    CJ 665  Independent Study 3
    CJ 670  Supervised Professional Placement 3
    CJ 680  Criminal Justice Management 3
    CJ 685  Planning in the Criminal Justice System 3
    CJ 690  Workshop in Criminal Justice Administration & Decision Making 3
      Master's Project - 3 credits   
    CJ 671  Master Project 3

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Note: students can select a specialization in an area of criminal justice; it is recommended that students take all of their elective courses within that specialization area. 
    However, students are permitted to take two graduate courses (up to six credits) in the social sciences or related fields, with the approval of the Graduate Advisor.