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Advance your career by earning your graduate certificate in Criminal Justice Management. Our fully online program is designed for working professionals and current law enforcement personnel. Whether you work at the local or national level, our certificate equips you with the managerial skills to plan, organize and direct your department to success. All courses are offered online and work in 5-week semesters. Apply today and earn your certificate in no time!
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Criminal Justice Management Graduate Certificate:: Feature Courses
This course will provide students with a conceptual and theoretical foundation upon which to study criminal justice administration and management through critical evaluation and application of the research literature to present-day criminal justice challenges and concerns.
This course examines crime and delinquency in America from several theoretical perspectives. The course provides an in-depth investigation into major criminological theories that explain the causation, occurrence and development of criminal behavior. A wide spectrum of criminological theories is introduced, applied and critiqued in this course.
This course will evaluate various policy dimensions of crime and criminal justice. Students will learn the process through which policy is made, will critically evaluate current criminal justice policies and will study the impact of policy decisions on criminal justice practice.
The class will acquaint students with scientific techniques used for analyzing criminal justice problems and developing solutions. This course will provide students with the tools to analyze and evaluate criminal justice policies and programs.