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All students admitted to the concurrent degree MPP/MSCCJ program are required to complete the following courses:

  • CRJ 501 Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 502 Seminar in Criminology
  • CRJ 599 Thesis
  • CRJ Elective *
  • CRJ Elective *
  • CRJ Elective * -OR- PAF Elective **
  • PAF 501 Public Service Research I -OR- CRJ 503 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • PAF 502 Public Service Research II -OR- CRJ 504 Statistical Tools for Criminal Justice
  • PAF 503 Public Affairs
  • PAF 505 Public Policy Analysis
  • PAF 509 Public Affairs Capstone -OR- PAF 579 Public Policy Capstone
  • PAF 540 Advanced Policy Analysis
  • PAF 541 Program Evaluation
  • PAF 570 Urban Economics & Public Finance
  • PAF 571 GIS & Analysis
  • PAF 573 Advanced Regression -OR- CRJ 604 Advanced Statistical Analysis
  • PAF 574 Diversity, Ethics & Leading Public Change
  • PAF Elective **
  • PAF Elective **

 

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All applicants for the concurrent degree MPP/MSCCJ program must follow the procedures for admission to the Graduate College. Applicants are required to submit an on-line application to the Graduate College, application fee, official GRE scores and official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work. Applicants to the concurrent degree MPP/MSCCJ are accepted year-round. Fall admission only. Deadline March 1st.

 

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Students admitted to the MPP/MSCCJ concurrent degree program should complete all coursework within three years if they attend full time.  Students will take a combination of MPP and MSCCJ courses throughout their program.

Semester One

CRJ 501 Seminar in Criminal Justice (3)
CRJ 503 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
     -OR- PAF 501 Public Service Research I (3)
PAF 503 Public Affairs (3)
PAF 505 Public Policy Analysis (3)

Semester Total: 12 credits

Semester Two

CRJ 502 Seminar in Criminology (3)
CRJ 504 Statistical Tools for Criminal Justice
     -OR- PAF 502 Public Service Research II (3)
PAF 570 Urban Economics & Public Finance (3)
PAF 571 GIS & Analysist (3)

Semester Total: 12 credits

Semester Three

CRJ 604 Advanced Statistical Analysis
     -OR- PAF 573 Advanced Regression (3)
PAF 540 Advanced Policy Analysis (3)
PAF 541 Program Evaluation (3)

Semester Total: 9 credits

Semester Four

CRJ Elective (3) *
PAF 574 Diversity, Ethics & Leading Public Change (3)
PAF Elective (3) **

Semester Total: 9 credit

Semester Five

CRJ Elective (3) *
CRJ Elective *
     -OR- PAF Elective (3) **
PAF Elective (3) **

Semester Total: 9 credits

Semester Six

CRJ 599 Thesis (6)
PAF 509 Public Affairs Capstone
     -OR- PAF 579 Public Policy Capstone(3)

Semester Total: 9 credits

 

CRJ Electives (*) choose from
CRJ 510 Criminal Justice Planning and Program Evaluation
CRJ 511 Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
CRJ 512 Seminar on Policing
CRJ 513 Seminar on Courts and Sentencing
CRJ 514 Seminar in Corrections
CRJ 515 Seminar on Women and Crime
CRJ 516 Seminar in Criminal Justice Organization and Management
CRJ 517 Seminar on Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
CRJ 518 Seminar on Race/Ethnicity, Crime and Justice
CRJ 519 Seminar on Victimization
CRJ 520 Seminar on Violent Crime and Criminal Behavior
CRJ 521 Seminar on the Nature of Crime
CRJ 522 Seminar on Gangs and Crime
CRJ 524 Seminar on Punishment and Society
CRJ 525 Seminar on Life-Course Criminology
CRJ 590 Reading and Conference
CRJ 592 Research
CRJ 598 Special Topics on Crime and Criminal Justice
CRJ 601 Seminar on Criminological Theory
CRJ 602 Seminar on Criminal Justice Policies and Practices
CRJ 603 Advanced Research Design
CRJ 605 Special Topics in Quantitative Methods
CRJ 606 Advanced Topics in Theoretical Criminology
CRJ 607 Advanced Topics in Policing
CRJ 608 Advanced Topics in Courts and Sentencing
CRJ 609 Advanced Topics in Corrections
CRJ 610 Advanced Topics in Juvenile Justice
CRJ 611 Advanced Topics in Crime and Victimization
CRJ 612 Advanced Topics in Race, Gender, Class and Justice
CRJ 613 Qualitative Methods

PAF Electives (**) choose from
PAF 523 City & County Manager
PAF 525 Public Entrepreneurship
PAF 530 Management of Urban Government
PAF 531 Community Conflict Resolution
PAF 534 Urban Infrastructure
PAF 546 Environmental Policy & Management
PAF 547 Science, Technology, and Public Affairs
PAF 548 Women, Politics & Public Policy
PAF 549 Diversity Issues in Public Policy
PAF 564 Political Economy
PAF 584 Internship
PAF 590 Readings& Conference
PAF 591 Comparative Public Policy
PAF 591 US Welfare Policy
PAF 591 Arts and Public Policy
PAF 591 Intro to Policy Informatics
PAF 591 Complexity and Public Policy Management
PAF 591 Urban Economic Development
PAF 591 e-Public Administration
PAF 610 Advanced Qualitative Methods

 

 

 

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