Law, Criminology and Justice Policy, JD/PhD—Advanced Entry
The joint JD/PhD program will expand the knowledge base and career options of students. The disciplines of criminology and justice policy and law share common interests in identifying opportunities to create conditions for justice, equality, and societal well-being. The joint degree will provide students with a comprehensive interdisciplinary understanding of what influences criminal justice problems and the sociopolitical, legal, and economic context in which they are found. Solving problems requires interdisciplinary knowledge and an analytical and practical skill set that includes interprofessional problem solving.
Advanced Degree Entrance
Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.
Two qualifying examinations—foundations exam and area exam/publishable paper
A cumulative 3.000 GPA is required for the core requirement.
|CRIM 7710||Criminology and Public Policy 1||4|
|CRIM 7711||Criminology and Public Policy 2||4|
|Analysis & Methods|
|CRIM 7713||Advanced Research and Evaluation Methods||4|
|CRIM 7715||Multivariate Analysis 1||4|
|CRIM 7716||Multivariate Analysis 2||4|
|CRIM 7706||Practicum in Writing and Publishing||2|
|Complete 16 hours from the following:||16|
|Advanced Criminal Procedure: Adjudication|
|Prisoners' Rights Clinic|
|Federal Courts and the Federal System|
|Domestic Violence Clinic|
|Advanced Criminal Procedure: Investigation|
|Juvenile Courts: Delinquency, Abuse, Neglect|
|Balancing Liberty and Security Seminar|
|Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Clinic|
|Wrongful Convictions and Post-Conviction Remedies|
|Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Law|
|Complete the following (repeatable) course twice:|
|Following completion of two semesters of CRIM 9990, registration in the following class is required in each semester (excluding summers) until the dissertation is completed:|
Program Credit/GPA Requirements
38 total semester hours required for PhD. Please contact the School of Law for JD requirements.
Minimum 3.000 GPA required for PhD