Program Info

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The graduate degree program consists of 11 three-credit courses, leading to a master's of science in criminal justice administration. The sequence totals 33 semester hours. Full-time students can complete the program in one calendar year (including summer sessions), while part-time students finish in two. 

Students in the BS/MS program may complete up to three of these courses during their undergraduate program, finishing the remaining eight courses once enrolled in the graduate program.

Core Requirements (6 Courses)Electives (5 Courses)

System-Wide Issues in Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Management & Administration
Computers - Statistics
Professional Ethics
Research & Evaluation
Policy Paper (3 credits)


Master's Thesis (6 credits)

Police Administration
Management Sciences
Organization Development
Advanced Theories or Crime
Law & Legal Policy
Organizational Crime
Penal Policy
Comparative Criminal Justice
Social Diversity
Special Problems
Supervised Readings Project