You can also complete this program as a dual J.D./M.S. in Criminal Justice , allowing you to earn both degrees with 15-18 fewer credits than would be required to earn the two degrees independently.
In this 36- to 39-credit Master of Science program, you'll:
Your professors will share their practical experience as well as their academic research agendas; some are involved in funded research projects that provide opportunities for students comparable to those generally found in Ph.D. programs. Projects have included a National Institute of Justice-funded evaluation of prison industries as well as involvement with the Roper Victim Assistance Academy, which trains service providers to interact effectively with victims.
Your fellow students will be a lively mix of law enforcement officers, field administrators, planners, researchers, operational officers and caseworkers. Their drive and aspirations can help propel you to achieve your own goals in this fascinating field.