Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, JD/MS
The joint JD/MS program will expand the knowledge base and career options of students. The disciplines of criminal justice and law share common interests in identifying opportunities to create the conditions for justice, social equality, and societal well-being. The joint degree is designed to provide students with a comprehensive interdisciplinary understanding of what influences criminal justice problems and the social, political, legal, economic context in which they are found. Solving these problems requires interdisciplinary knowledge and an analytical and practical skill set that includes interprofessional problem solving.
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
A cumulative 3.000 GPA is required for the core requirement.
|Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|CRIM 7202||The Criminal Justice Process||3|
|Research and Statistics|
|CRIM 7404||Research Methods and Statistics||3|
|CRIM 7500||Internship 1||3|
|Law co-op will count as 3 semester hours of MS credit in lieu of CRIM 7500 internship.|
|Complete 18 hours from the following:||18|
|Law and Society|
|Law and Psychology|
|Criminal Law and Procedure|
|Courts and Sentencing|
|Crimes Against Humanity|
|Special Topics in Law and Justice|
|Punishment and Social Control|
|International Law and Justice|
|Advanced Criminal Procedure: Adjudication|
|Domestic Violence Clinic|
|Advanced Criminal Procedure: Investigation|
|Balancing Liberty and Security Seminar|
|Prisoners' Rights Clinic|
|Federal Courts and the Federal System|
|Juvenile Courts: Delinquency, Abuse, Neglect|
|Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Clinic|
|Wrongful Convictions and Post-Conviction Remedies|
|Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
30 total semester hours required for MS. Please contact the School of Law for JD requirements.
Minimum 3.000 GPA required