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Students in this program will engage with dedicated faculty and practitioners in a stimulating university environment. This program offers an interim step between completion of an undergraduate degree and entering a graduate program. The Certificate is an important credential for persons pursuing a career in criminal justice.
Course CurriculumA Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice consists of four required classes.
Required courses include:
- CJ 5001 Criminal Justice Systems, Policies & Practices
- CJ 5002 Criminological Theory
PLUS two of the following courses:
- CJ 5005 Law & Society
- CJ 5410 Victim Studies
- CJ 5420 Violence in Society
- CJ 5552 Criminal Justice Ethics
- CJ 5560 Comparative Criminal Justice
- CJ 5571 Social Organization of Crime
- CJ 5572 Race, Crime and Justice
- CJ 5573 Organized Crime
- CJ 5574 White Collar Crime
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Gainful Employment CertificateGainful Employment Programs are standalone Title IV-eligible Certificate Programs. Title IV Programs are eligible for Federal Student Aid Grants, Federal Student Aid Loans or Federal Student Aid Work-Study.
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