The curriculum of the Criminal Justice program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee offers criminal justice professionals a broad foundation for understanding criminal justice policy. Legal, organizational, political and behavioral frameworks are used to analyze the operation of the U.S. criminal justice system.
Students are introduced to advanced knowledge on the nature and causes of crime, the justification and means of social control, the administration of the justice system, and the evaluation of criminal justice programs.
Areas of Study
- Crime Analytics UWM is the first school in the state to offer courses in crime analysis, which is one of the fastest-growing areas of criminal justice.
- Joint Degree in Public Administration The combination of public administration and criminal justice courses provides you with theoretical and practical exposure to evolving professional practice in the criminal justice field.
- Joint Degree in Social Work This dual degree program blends criminal justice courses with an evidence-based social work practice curriculum.
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- Measuring Crime and Analyzing Crime Data
- Analysis of Criminal Justice Research
- Administration of Criminal Justice Systems
- Perspectives on Crime and the Criminal Justice System
- Criminological Perspectives
- 12 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Criminology View 160 other Masters in Criminology in United States
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in criminal justice, a related social science, or other relevant educational experience.
- Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 (for good-standing admission).
- Applicants with an undergraduate cumulative GPA between 2.75-2.99 may also be considered for admission but must submit satisfactory scores on the verbal and quantitative sections of either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
- Two letters of recommendation from those familiar with applicant’s academic record and suitability for graduate work.
- It is recommended that applicants have completed a research methods course and a statistics course at the undergraduate level prior to beginning the program.
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International25282 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25282 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National25282 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 25282 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
In-State12050 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12050 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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