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 CourtsÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ 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 societyÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢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.
- Provides focus on current issues and topics
- Improves analytical skills
- Sharpens writing skills and improves managerial communication
Programme StructureCourses 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
- 48 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Self-paced, Semi-structured
- No Attendance
- Continuous support with feedback on request
- Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Legal Studies View 44 other Masters in Legal Studies in United States
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)
International269 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
National269 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 269 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!