Currently, this program is not accepting applications.
The MS in Criminal Justice Studies will give you the tools and training to provide efficient and effective service to ever-changing local, state, and national conditions. You will build and refine your ability to think strategically, communicate effectively, and act ethically all while developing comprehensive solutions to crime. This non-thesis, 30-credit master’s program provides a path to excellence for current practitioners in corrections, courts, EMS, fire, law enforcement, and other public safety organizations. Our academically distinctive graduate courses emphasize leadership, communication, research, and theory to build successful justice system leaders.
With the guidance of their advisor, students will produce a starred paper based on a criminal justice topic of their choice that includes a review of relevant research as well as a constructive and critical analysis of existing theories and viewpoints. Students completing this paper are required to complete a preliminary and a final oral examination.Admission requirements
Additional inquiries about the MS in Criminal Justice Studies may be directed to Dr. Mario L. Hesse, Program Director.
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