This engaging Master of Criminal Justice degree program from National University integrates theory with practice to prepare you for today’s complex criminal justice issues. You’ll develop problem-solving and research skills as well as the technological expertise necessary to analyze cases and develop practical and effective solutions. Graduates of the master’s in criminal justice administration program are prepared for challenging and demanding careers in local, state, and federal law enforcement management, correctional administration, security administration, criminal justice research, and teaching or training assignments.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Evaluate the managerial practices that have shaped the criminal justice professions.
- Analyze court decisions involving police or criminal justice agencies in terms of criminal sanctions.
- Analyze issues of police morale, motivation, retention, selection and recruitment.
- Evaluate and determine what should be the consequences of unethical conduct by police officers.
- Evaluate and compare the American criminal justice system with other criminal justice systems.
- Evaluate disciplinary, theoretical, criminological, and philosophical foundations in the management of criminal justice.
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- CJ Theory, Practice & Policy
- Critical Issues in CJ
- Legal Issues in CJ
- Professional Ethics in CJ
- Comparative CJ Systems
- Advanced Criminological Theory
- Advanced Research Methods
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- 12 months
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- Online intakes: Jan / Jul
DisciplinesCriminal Law Public Law Legal Studies View 160 other Masters in Public Law in United States
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- Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units.
- Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam. These tests are NOT required for those with a GPA over 2.5.
- Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status (instead of taking the above tests).
- Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
- Proof of Financial Support: $33,500
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International15912 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15912 USD per year during 12 months.
National15912 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15912 USD per year during 12 months.
- Tuition per course - $1,989
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.