Criminal Justice

Explore issues affecting today’s complex criminal justice system through the Criminal Justice specialization. Gain an understanding of how policy is created and implemented within law enforcement agencies and how those policies impact communities and individuals. Help position yourself for a management or administrative leadership role across a range of public and private sectors.

Completion Requirements

  • 63 total quarter credits
    • Foundation course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (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

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6117 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6111 Course Leadership and Organizational Change Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6112 Course Governance and Public Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6280 Course Policy and Politics in American Political Institutions Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6281 Course Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6282 Course Public Policy and Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6137 Course The Nature of Crime and Criminology Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6215 Course Controversies in Criminal Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6217 Course Technological Solutions and 21st-Century Crime Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPP 6910 Course Capstone Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
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