Law and Public Policy

Today’s legal decisions directly influence the creation of public policy. Explore this intricate relationship in the Law and Public Policy specialization. Examine the vital legal knowledge available to public policy practitioners as you examine legal concepts, cases, and current trends in law and policy.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits 
    • Foundation course (3 cr.) 
    • Core courses (25 cr.) 
    • Specialization (15 cr.)
    • Capstone course (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Courses

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code CRJS 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6137 Course The Nature of Crime and Criminology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6215 Course Controversies in Criminal Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6216 Course Criminal Justice Research Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6511 Course Special Populations Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6203 Course Victimology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6810 Course Fundamentals of Law and Public Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6811 Course Legal Research for Policy Practitioners Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6812 Course Contemporary Cases and Issues in the Courts Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code CRJS 6910 Course Capstone: Criminal Justice Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
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