MSc in Criminal Justice

Coppin State University
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
2 years
January August
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is prerequisite for admission to graduate study.
  • Three (3) current letters of reference from the current employer, instructors, or other persons who can attest to their character, integrity, and academic potential.
  • International applicants from countries whose native language is not English are required to earn a score of at least 500 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and at least 173 on the computerized Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).


Core Courses:

  • Statistics in the Social and behavior sciences (Required if student has no previous background).
  • Research Methods
  • Survey in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Review and Evaluation
  • Advanced Criminology
  • Thesis Project
  • Thesis Project II

Criminal Justice Administration:

  • Administrative Theory
  • Seminar in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Problems in the Exercise of Institution Authority

Crime and Deliquency Prevention & Control:

  • Sociology of Crime and Delinquency
  • Community Corrections
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Corrections

Correctional Counseling:

  • Practicum in Correctional Courts
  • Theories and Techniques of Counseling
  • Organization and Administration of Counseling

Criminal Justice Research and Planning:

  • Comprehensive Planning in CRJU System
  • Research for Planning
  • CRJU program Planning and Evaluation

Comprehensive Examination:

  • Research Paper Option I (Comprehensive Examination) or Option II (Thesis)


  • Seminar in Psychology of Exceptional Individuals
  • Advanced Abnormal Psychology
  • Information Processing and the Criminal Justice System
  • Career Development and Occupational Choice
  • Group Counseling
  • Psychiatry and the Law
  • Employment Problems of the Offender
  • Rights of the Incarcerated
  • Advanced Individual and Group Counseling, Diagnosis and Assessment of the Addicted Client
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Field Training
  • Case Analysis in Prevention Programs
  • Counseling the Juvenile and Adult Offender
  • Issues in Curriculum Construction in Correctional Education
  • Quantitative Research in Criminal Justice
  • Supervision and Administration of Correctional Education Programs
  • Seminar in Professional Research
  • Multicultural Counseling

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