Credential Earned: Master’s Degree (degree completer program)
48 week program; Monday–Thursday, 6:00-9:00pm
Core courses are 8 weeks in length. Students complete 2 courses concurrently.
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.
Upon successful program completion graduates will be able to:
- Collaborate effectively in groups or teams.
- Conduct forensic experiments.
- Communicate appropriately.
- Demonstrate leadership.
- Utilize correct interrogation tactics.
- Conduct a capstone project that includes research to solve a work related problem.