Criminal Justice Administration
Criminal Justice Administration, MSCJ Program Checksheet
- Program Core Courses, Administration Courses and Culminating Experience Courses
- Admission and Transfer Requirements
- Graduation Requirements
Why Choose Criminal Justice Administration?
The Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration is designed to offer post-baccalaureate education to criminal justice professionals, administrators and traditional students seeking criminal justice graduate education. The curriculum offers coursework and skills necessary for successful administration in police, corrections and court agencies, as well as private criminal justice agencies; such as residential treatment centers, halfway houses and private security firms. Students seeking admission to law school and doctoral studies in criminal justice will find this program appealing.
For full-time students, the degree will take one academic year (fall, winter and summer semesters). If the student elects to take two classes per semester, the degree can be completed in two years, or if the student attends one class per semester, the degree can be completed in four years.
The program is designed to prepare students for the demand of administrative or managerial positions within public or private criminal justice agencies. The degree emphasizes four core areas:
Ferris State University
School of Criminal Justice
1349 Cramer Circle
Bishop Hall 506
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2737
Phone 231-591-3652 or 231-591-5080
Or 1-800-4FERRIS (from MI, IL, IN, OH, WI)