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Criminal Justice

Chairperson: Mario L. Hesse
Address: 257 Stewart Hall
Phone: 320.308.4101
Email: criminaljustice@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/criminaljustice

MS in Criminal Justice (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • The GRE is not required.

PLAN A


Option(s): Thesis
Credits: 36
Core: 9 credits: CJS 611, CJS 660, CJS 689.
Electives: 15 credits: Choose from the following list of graduate courses or from graduate courses with graduate advisor approval: CEEP 651, CEEP 666, CEEP 668, CEEP 672, CEEP 678; CJS 600, CJS, 601, CJS 644 (a maximum of 6 credits may be applied), CJS 650, CJS 661, CJS 681, CJS 689 (may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits); CMTY 522, CMTY 551, CMTY 552; GERO 530, GERO 620; MPA 602, MPA 603, MPA 604, MPA 606, MPA 620, MPA 621; PHIL 582; SW 610, SW 634.
Research: 12 credits: CJS 677 (3 credits), CJS 679 (3 credits), CJS 699 (6 credits).

PLAN C


Option(s):
  • Portfolio/Project
  • Portfolio/Internship

Credits: 36
Core: 9 credits: CJS 611, CJS 660, CJS 689.
Electives: 15 credits: Choose from the following list of graduate courses or from graduate courses with graduate advisor approval: CEEP 651, CEEP 666, CEEP 668, CEEP 672, CEEP 678; CJS 600, CJS 601, CJS 650, CJS 661, CJS 681, CJS 689 (may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits); CMTY 522, CMTY 551, CMTY 552; GERO 530, GERO 620; MPA 602, MPA 603, MPA 604, MPA 606, MPA 620, MPA 621; PHIL 582; SW 610, SW 634.
Research: 12 credits: CJS 644 (6 credits), CJS 677 (3 credits), CJS 679 (3 credits).


MS in Public Safety Executive Leadership (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.75
  • Public safety executive leadership degree candidates must have had at least two years full-time paid employment by a public safety-related organization for admission consideration.  (See Criminal Justice Department website for exceptions).
  • The GRE is not required.

PLAN B


Option(s): Capstone
Other: Culminating Project
Credits: 36
Core: 24 credits from PSEL 610, PSEL 620, PSEL 640, PSEL 660, PSEL 680, PSEL 690
Electives: 12 credits selected from: CJS 511, CJS 515, CJS 520, CJS 530, CJS 531, CJS 533, CJS 545, CJS 550, CJS 555, CJS 589, CJS 600, CJS 650, CJS 660, CJS 661, CJS 681, MGMT 550, MGMT 551, MGMT 552, MGMT 553, MGMT 566, MGMT 567, COMM 516, COMM 520, COMM 524, COMM 534, COMM 605, MBA 667, PSY 543, PSY 573, PSY 590, SOC 556, SOC 560, SOC 689. Additional electives may be substituted with advisor approval.
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