Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
The Master’s degree in Criminal Justice is designed to provide a foundation in applied research and theory, seminars in substantive areas of criminal justice, and focused scholarship on issues of importance in Idaho and beyond. Curricula are organized into three sections:
- The Foundation Series is a set of core classes that will provide students with the intellectual skills needed for the study of more complex material.
- The Seminar Series promotes the development of scholarship in particular substantive areas in criminal justice.
- The Elective Series is intended to provide practical application of skills acquired in the core and seminar series in a student’s area of interest.
Students also are required to pass a comprehensive examination or write a thesis relevant to issues, policy, or practice in criminal justice.