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Master of Criminal Justice

The Master of Criminal Justice is proudly offered by the Department of Legal Studies on the historic campus of The University of Mississippi and exists to educate and prepare students for future jobs in al l areas of criminal justice. The Master of Criminal Justice is a policy oriented program focused on improving students’ understanding of the history, function and possible areas of improvement in the criminal justice system.

The 36-hour Masters program is designed to be completed in two years of study. Degree work is research intensive and focuses on many areas of criminal justice. All students must research and complete an independently written t hesis or practicum in their final semester. Students in the program will examine criminal justice systems and their policies including the intelligence function in the United States and abroad from a community and social justice perspective.

Programs of Study

There are two programs of study within the Master of Criminal Justice program at The University of Mississippi. Students are able to choose between Criminal Justice or Homeland Security.

Criminal Justice

First Semester (9 hours)

Criminal Justice Administration
Special Topics in Justice Studies
Criminal Justice Research Methods

Second Semester (9 hours)

Criminal Justice Theory
Criminal Justice in American Society
Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis

Third Semester (9 hours)

Criminal and Intelligence Analysis
Operational and Staff Planning
Legal Issues in Criminal Justice

Fourth Semester (6 hours)

Legal Studies Practicum/Thesis
Elective

Homeland Security

First Semester (9 hours)

Criminal Justice Administration
Criminal Justice Research Methods
Criminal and Intelligence Analysis

Second Semester (9 hours)

Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis
Border and Transportation Security
Trans-National Organized Crime

Third Semester (9 hours)

Terrorism and Homeland Security
Intelligence and Homeland Security
Elective

Fourth Semester (6 hours)

Criminal Justice Practicum/Thesis
Elective