Public Administration Concentration
The Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice public administration concentration will give individuals the leadership skills necessary to be professional public managers and future faculty who will meet the challenges of public service. Specifically, it will prepare students to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, state, and federal government, as well as in nongovernmental organizations and nonprofit sectors.
The MSCJ program prepares students to assume key leadership roles as professionals working in fire safety, law enforcement, social work, and other related fields. Students will learn to analyze criminal justice issues and implement change within the criminal justice system by developing skills in program planning and evaluation, policy formation and analysis, and critical thinking.