Degree requirements and required courses to complete the program
Degree Requirements The Master's in Criminal Justice consists of 12 courses (36 credits) sequence in accordance with program requirements. In order to graduate, you must maintain an overall grade-point average of 3.0. and successfully completed the Capstone Project or written thesis.
The program consists of twelve courses: a required four-course sequence, seven electives, and successful completion of the Capstone Project or a written thesis.
Required Courses (4) GRS 600 Ethical Theory (or equivalent) CRJ 710 Research Design and Methodology CRJ 711 Statistical Analysis CRJ 816 Criminological Thought
Elective Courses (7) CRJ 630 Directed Study CRJ 710 Research Design and Methodology CRJ 711 Statistical Analysis CRJ 779 White Collar Crime CRJ 797 Anatomy of a Homicide CRJ 712 Technology and Crime CRJ 798 Special Topics in Criminal Justice CRJ 799 Justice Colloquium CRJ 713 Forensic Anthropology CRJ 764 Forensic Psychology CRJ 768 Organized Crime CRJ 803 Juvenile Offender CRJ 805 Forensics CRJ 806 Ethics and Criminal Justice CRJ 816 Criminological Thought CRJ 822 Criminal Justice and Public Policy CRJ 831 School and Workplace Safety CRJ 844 Principles of Security Management CRJ 823 Drugs and Human Behavior CRJ 850 The Analysis of Terrorism CRJ 825 Community Corrections CRJ 852 Global Issues in Criminal Justice CRJ 890 Internship CRJ 826 Social Issues in Criminal Justice CRJ 828 Gender and Crime CRJ 891 Policy and Strategy (Capstone Project) CRJ 892 Thesis CRJ 912 Grantsmanship - Research, Writing and Relationships HLS 701 Foundations of Homeland Security HLS 704 Partnerships for Homeland Security VCT 601 Victim Studies HLS 702 Domestic Threat and Policy Analysis HLS 703 International Threat and Policy Analysis VCT 602 Trauma and its Effects VCT 605 Victim Advocacy VCT 613 Children as Victims VCT 616 Elder Fraud and Abuse VCT 622 Domestic and Family Violence VCT 798 Special Topics in Victim Studies
Capstone/Thesis Requirement (1) CRJ 891 Policy and Strategy or CRJ 892 Thesis