Professional Studies: Criminal Justice Option

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Master of Professional Studies: Criminal Justice Option

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice participates in the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree. The MPS is a cross-disciplinary program which features enhancement of administrative abilities with an area of emphasis. The program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are established in careers and are seeking professional growth and advancement within their vocations. The 33-hour program builds upon past work experience, and allows participants to expand their knowledge base, abilities, and skills which can lead to enhanced administrative roles within organizations.

A required core of 24 hours is taken in addition to the option requirements listed below. See MPS Program for more information.

Criminal Justice Option required courses:

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CRM 701 Criminal Justice Policy 3 hrs
CRM 740 Foundations of Homeland Defense and Security 3 hrs
CRM 750 Law Enforcement and Community 3 hrs
CRM 770 Correctional Theory and Practice 3 hrs