M.A. in Criminal Justice (CJ.MA)

Requirements (30 credits)
CJ-502Advanced Criminology3
CJ-525Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice3
CJ-530Criminal Justice Policy3
CJ-545Seminar: Ethics, Law, and Society3
CJ-572Civil Rights and Liberties3
CJ-695Knowledge into Practice: Criminal Justice Capstone Course3
Select 12 credits from the following courses:12
Evaluation Strategies for Criminal Justice
Computer Application in Criminal Justice
Seminar: Police Administration
Criminal Procedure and the Constitution
Seminar: Leadership and Management
Graduate Criminal Justice Internship
Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Professionalism in Criminal Justice
Terrorism: Crisis and Trauma
Terroristic Crime Scene Investigation
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Foundations of Homeland Security
Total Credits30
  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.0 in the undergraduate major.
  2. Two letters of recommendation.
  3. Personal essay of 250 to 300 words that describes your preparation for study in the program and personal objectives for graduate study in criminal justice.