Master of Science Criminal Justice Online

Foundation Courses (18 q.h.)

CJS 6400 The Justice Seminar (includes a 1-week summer institute in Boston) 3 q.h.
CJS 6405 Criminological Theory for Criminal Justice Leaders 3 q.h.
CJS 6415 Legal Decision Making and Leadership 3 q.h.
CJS 6420 U.S. Policing in the 21st Century 3 q.h.
LDR 6100 Developing Your Leadership Capability 3 q.h.
CJS 6470 Criminal Justice Capstone (recommended as last course) 3 q.h.


Operations Courses (12 q.h.) 

Choose a minimum of four courses: 

CJS 6425 Research Methods 3 q.h.
CJS 6435 Managing and Using Program Evaluations 3 q.h.
CJS 6440 GIS, Evidence-Based Learning, and Policy 3 q.h.
CJS 6205 Law Enforcement Management and Planning 3 q.h.
NPM 6120 Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations 3 q.h.


Concentrations (15 q.h.)

Choose one of the following specializations or select a minimum of five courses from any of the following specializations:


Community and Family Justice Concentration

Complete five of the following courses:

CJS 6050 Models of Intelligence-Led Policing 3 q.h.
CJS 6300 Communities and Crime 3 q.h.
CJS 6330 Youth Justice and Crime 3 q.h.
CJS 6340 Substance Abuse and Addictions 3 q.h.
CJS 6305 Criminal Behavior and the Family 3 q.h.
CJS 6135 Intimate Partner Violence 3 q.h.

 

Corrections Management Concentration

Complete five of the following courses:

CJS 6300 Communities and Crime 3 q.h.
CJS 6330 Youth Justice and Crime 3 q.h.
CJS 6315 Administration of the Adult and Juvenile Correctional Systems 3 q.h.
CJS 6325 Probate and Parole 3 q.h.
CJS 6320 Community Corrections 3 q.h.
CJS 6145 Correctional Rehabilitation 3 q.h.

 

Leadership Concentration

Complete five of the following courses:

LDR 6110 Leading Teams 3 q.h.
LDR 6120 Creating Leadership Capacity: Developing Bench Strength 3 q.h.
LDR 6125 Managing Organizational Culture 3 q.h.
LDR 6140 Developing the Strategic Leader 3 q.h.
LDR 6360 Dynamics of Change at the Community and Social Level 3 q.h.


Security Concentration

Complete five of the following courses:

CJS 6000 Management for Security Professionals 3 q.h.
CJS 6010 Advanced Principles of Security Management and Threat Assessment 3 q.h.
CJS 6005 Legal and Regulatory Issues for Security Management 3 q.h.
CJS 6105 Domestic and International Terrorism 3 q.h.
CJS 6125 Issues in National Security 3 q.h.
CMN 6050 Crisis Communication 3 q.h.
CJS 6430 Risk Management 3 q.h.

 

Total Quarter Hours: 45


Attention:
If you enrolled before Fall 2012 or between Fall 2012 and Summer 2013, contact your student success specialist for your curriculum.

Quick Info

  • 45 Quarter Hours
  • $26,730.00 total tuition (*)
  • Full-time years to completion: 2 years
    Part-time years to completion: 3 years
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