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Salve Regina University    
 
    
 
  Dec 10, 2017
 
2017-18 Graduate Catalog

Administration of Justice and Homeland Security, Leadership in Justice Concentration (M.S.)


A concentration in leadership in justice is offered. A practitioner of justice faces many challenges in this field, which is changing dramatically. Professionals in the justice field are being asked to reduce and manage crime while facing budget cuts, protecting the public, and organizing agencies and departments in a collaborative environment. 

Leaders in the justice field must reshape departments that have been highly centralized, over-specialized, and conventional in their approach to solving community issues and problems. They must draw upon their knowledge and skills to establish and maintain a high standard of integrity and ethical values.

Program Requirements


Following the completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits) and all degree requirements, the Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security is conferred.

Curriculum


Students must successfully complete 12 courses totaling 36 credits to earn the master’s degree. All students must complete the curriculum as follows:

Required Courses:


There are eight (8) required courses in the administration of justice and homeland security program. These courses are as follows:

Concentration Requirements


Following the completion of an approved program of 12 courses (36 credits), which includes the eight required courses and four electives from the list below, a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security with a concentration in leadership in justice will be conferred.

The concentration in leadership in justice focuses on strategic management in a multicultural, technological, and collaborative environment.

Students must complete the course below: