Criminal Justice Specialization - M.S. in Emergency Management

Criminal Justice

Whether it’s an act of terrorism or an act of nature, officials need to know how to respond in any emergency. This includes the ability to mitigate threats, establish control, and prosecute offenders. The Criminal Justice specialization can help prepare you to ethically and effectively respond to emergency situations. You’ll explore the technology and communication you need for disaster planning and then discover how they relate to criminal activity.

Completion Requirements

  • 51 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (1 cr.)
    • Core courses (30 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone Seminar (5 cr.)

This program can be completed in as little as 18 months. Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress; credits transferred, if applicable; and prerequisite courses. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 1-866-492-5336.


The program’s courses are 11 weeks in length and are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

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