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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Preparing future professionals in the field of criminal justice
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  2. Admission
  3. Courses
  4. Cost
  5. Faculty

Course of Study

Complete all five classes

CJ 608 Graduate Studies Workshop

CJ 612 Research in Criminal Justice

CJ 617 Criminal Justice Administration/Organizational Behavior

CJ 619 Ethics and Leadership in Criminal Justice

CJ 660 Theory and Research in Crime and Delinquency

  • Electives:

Choose six from below and/or 500 level CJ courses. Courses may not be taken for credit if student has completed course as an undergraduate student.

CJ 616 Community Based Organizations

CJ 618 Theory of Criminal Law

CJ 620 Offender Treatment

CJ 621 Human Resources Management and Criminal Justice

CJ 622 Strategic Planning in Criminal Justice

CJ 656 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice

  • Exit Requirements:
    • Thesis/Professional Project (4 credits)-no comprehensive exams
    • Special Individual Study (4 credits)-requires comprehensive exams


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