Students must meet all university requirements for a master's degree.
I. Required Courses (16 hours)
CJUS 6010 M.A. Seminar (1)
CJUS 7020 Leadership Theory (1)
CJUS 7030 Assessing Leadership (1)
CJUS 7040 Building Leadership (1)
CJUS 8100 Theories of Crime and Deviance (3)
CJUS 8200 Research Applications (3)
CJUS 8300 Criminal Justice System Organization, Finances and Administration (3)
CJUS 8400 Justice and the Community (3)
II. Electives (15 credits)
Students must also complete 15 hours of electives in any of the following areas. Students may also take courses in the different areas with program coordinator's approval.
understanding crime and deviance
policy and crime
administration, planning and system change management
digital forensics and computer security
Additional courses from other disciplines may be substituted for the selective courses with approval of the program coordinator.
III. Thesis/Directed Readings/Practicum (6 hours)
Select one of the following options:
A. Master's Thesis Option (3 Hours):
CJUS 8990 Master's Thesis (3)
B. Directed Readings Option (6 Hours)
CJUS 8891 Directed Readings In:...
(6, two 3-credit directed readings courses)
C. Problem-Solving Practicum (6 hours)
CJUS 8880 Problem-Solving Practicum (6)
IV. Total with Thesis/Project - 37 Hours