2023-2024 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Academic Catalog

Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program (Blended/Web-Enhanced/Online Curriculum)


The Blended Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program is for those professionals who wish to complete the graduate program by delivery modes other than traditional campus classes. The blended program offers classes in a variety of delivery formats—for example, online, , Zoom, and on campus, including the Institute for Excellence in Criminal Justice Administration.

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program on University Campus is designed to serve the needs of working professionals. The program is offered in several formats: Campus during the three semesters (fall, spring, and summer), which consist of eight four-hour classes scheduled in the morning, afternoon and/or evenings on Monday through Saturday; online (eight-week sessions); University Centers (eight-week sessions);  Command Officer Management Executive Leadership Institute (special program offerings) and Summer Institute; or specially arranged programs such as the College Learning at Sea Program and Terrorism in Israel. CRJ 530 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice is a prerequisite for all courses.

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program consists of 36 graduate credit hours and requires students to take the five core classes and choose six elective courses.

Program Components


Elective Courses (choose six)


Total Credit Hours: 36


Notes:


CRJ 530 - Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration  is a prerequisite to all courses.

** In the Online Program only, CRJ 565 - Leadership Applications in Criminal Justice  has a prerequisite of CRJ 530 - Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration  

***CRJ 590 - Applied Project in Criminal Justice Administration  is a pass/fail course and will be offered only three times per year (Fall I, Spring I, and Summer I) over 15 weeks. It will blend all students together regardless of where they have been taking previous courses. This course will not require students to attend University Campus. Contact with the professor will be during scheduled class meetings via a toll-free conference call, VTT (video conferencing), and/or Zoom.

Specialization: Critical Incident Management