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MS in Criminal Justice

The criminal justice graduate program covers areas of policing and security, cyber-crime, counterfeiting and environmental crime. Students are working in, or aspiring to, careers in law enforcement, parole services, justice administration, criminology, or victims’ services. Two certificate programs, forensic criminology & criminal justice and cyber-crime & prevention, are also offered and those credits may be applied toward the full master’s degree. Whether you are ready to advance in your current field or change direction toward a new profession, you will be equipped to move your career in a positive direction.

Core Courses (3 credits each)

Course Number Course Name
CRJ 505 Criminal Justice and the Constitution
CRJ 510 History of the Criminal Justice System
CRJ 515 Computers and Criminal Justice
CRJ 620 Professional Standards & Ethics in
Criminal Justice
CRJ 850 Database Systems for Criminal Justice
CRJ 950 Research Methods for Thesis
Total 18 Credits


Electives (3 credits each)

Select five courses from the following areas:

Course Number Course Name
CRJ 630 Victimology
CRJ 640 Profiling Violence Crimes & Offenders
CRJ 650 Advanced Psychology of Criminal Behavior
CRJ 655 Advanced Deviant Behavior
CRJ 660 Advanced Criminology
CRJ 665 Corrections
Criminal Justice System
Course Number Course Name
CRJ 630 Victimology
CRJ 670 Cyber Security, Policy & the Law
CRJ 675 Cyber-Crime Investigations
CRJ 750 Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
CRJ 755 Criminal Justice and the Community
CRJ 760 Administration and Organizational Behavior in Criminal Justice
CRJ 765 Criminal Law, Evidence and Ethics
CRJ 820 Forensic Health Issues, The Law & The Criminal Justice System
Total 15 Credits

Total for Degree: 33 credits