Earn your Master Degree in Approximately 1 Year!
The field of criminal justice is changing. Technological advancements, coupled with contemporary world events, have created an ever-increasing need for criminal justice professionals who have insight into the sociological, legal, theoretical, and practical arenas of law enforcement.
The Master of Criminal Justice program is designed for those who want to advance in the field of criminal justice, enter it, or simply gain a deeper understanding of this fascinating discipline.
An MCJ degree from the University of Antelope Valley will give you a competitive edge whether you plan to enhance your career, teach, apply to law school, or pursue a doctorate.
Credential Earned: Master Degree
This program provides a review of the US criminal justice, public safety management and administration system. Students develop a thorough understanding of public safety agencies and their functions, and learn area theory, as well as practice. The program analyzes the multifaceted problems that confront public safety officers and administrators and the implications that their decisions may have on the public. The program uses a case study approach to evaluate strategies for solving complex issues within the criminal justice system.
Graduates of this program qualify for mid-level management positions in Criminal Justice, Government and Public Safety Management and Administration.
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