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Justice Management

University of Nevada, Reno

Master Online
48 months
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269 USD/credit
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As part of the School of Social Research and Justice Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Justice Management program provides an academic foundation for those seeking education or advancement in the varied fields associated with the administration of justice.

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Overview

As part of the School of Social Research and Justice Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Justice Management program provides an academic foundation for those seeking education or advancement in the varied fields associated with the administration of justice.

It is the only degree program of its kind and is organized jointly by the University of Nevada, Reno; the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges; and the National Judicial College. Courses are provided by these cooperating institutions and the degree is conferred by the university. The program is also supported by the National Juvenile Court Services Association, the National Center for State Courts’ Institute of court Management, the American Probation and Parole Association, the American Correctional Association, and the Child Welfare League of America.

Broad Program of Study

The program offers three areas of concentration (Juvenile Justice Management, Adult Justice Management, and Executive Court and Agency Administration) and provides a large selection of courses allowing students to create a program of study unique to their interests and professional needs. Special topic courses include a wide variety of study areas and to address current trends in justice administration.

Importance to the Justice System

The justice system, including court annexed programs and private entities, represents the manifestation of society’s concepts of justice. Educational opportunities greatly affect the continued improvement of the system. The Justice Management program is designed to provide an academic degree program that is national in scope and impact.

Flexible Classroom Instruction

Our program is the only one of its kind to have the majority of its courses offered completely online. This allows us to select our faculty and students from all over the country. Students may earn their degree entirely online.

Program Benefits:

  • Provides focus on current issues and topics
  • Improves analytical skills
  • Sharpens writing skills and improves managerial communication

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Judicial Process (civil law & procedure)
  • Judicial Process (criminal law & procedure)
  • Juvenile and Family Law and Procedure
  • Applied Ethics in Justice Management
  • Legal Research
  • Legal and Administrative Report Writing
  • Constitutional Law
  • Social Psychology and Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30-32 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Self-paced, Semi-structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to the JM program requires admission to the UNR Graduate School, which requires:

  • Admission to the UNR Graduate School, which requires an undergraduate grade-point average of 2.75 (or 3.0 for last half of undergraduate study). If the applicant does not meet this criteria, admission to graduate standing can be considered after a student has taken a limited number of courses as a Graduate Special
  • A completed baccalaureate degree from an appropriately accredited institution
  • Official transcripts (statement of marks)
  • Your resume or curriculum vitae
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official Test scores (GRE/GMAT, TOEFL/IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    269 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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