Protect, serve, and seek solutions.
Develop solutions to issues in criminal justice focusing on the program's three pillars of leadership, decision making and policy analysis.
Learn to critically analyze and assess justice-relevant policy options. Apply effective leadership and managerial strategies to strengthen agency practice. Engage in theoretically-grounded criminal justice policymaking. Use advanced research techniques to improve agency operations and control crime.
A master's degree in criminology and criminal justice prepares you to pursue careers, such as:
- Federal, state, and local law enforcement
- Federal, state, and county probation and parole
- County jails
- Federal and state prisons
- Juvenile justice organizations
- Child victim advocacy
- Homeland security