Governors State University

College of Arts and Science

Criminal Justice


1 University Parkway

University Park, IL 60484

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Criminal Justice Master of Arts program at Governors State University provides individuals working in justice-related areas (or interested in doing so) with the skills, knowledge, and abilities to work effectively in their respective organizations and positions, and to effectively develop, implement, and evaluate system and organization change and reform initiatives. The Criminal Justice MA program also provides graduate students with a broad perspective on the criminal and juvenile justice systems, and prepares them for further graduate studies. The curriculum includes a series of classes, seminars, and workshops that impart specific skills in the areas of research, evaluation, data analysis, comparative analysis, and organizational leadership. Persons completing their master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Governors State University will be equipped to attain advancement in the criminal and juvenile justice fields, participate skillfully and effectively in planned change at the organization and system levels, work more effectively in their respective positions, and pursue further graduate studies.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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