Crime Analysis, MS

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The MS program in crime analysis is focused on crime analysis as a field, applicable to all levels of government (federal, state, local) and to positions in private sector organizations with functional and operational activities related to crime analysis. Students study topics relating to the current principles of crime analysis, crime mapping, and advanced statistical tools in crime analysis.

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Crime Analysis, MS

Plan of study

The Plan of study is the required curriculum to complete this graduate level program.

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Degree requirements

Required Core (24 credit hours)
CRJ 506 Seminar in Crime Analysis (3)
CRJ 507 Social Network Analysis (3)
CRJ 508 Advanced Seminar Crime Analysis (3)
CRJ 509 Data Management (3)
CRJ 510 Criminal Justice Planning and Program Evaluation (3)
CRJ 511 Applied Data Analysis in Criminal Justice (3)
CRJ 512 Seminar in Policing (3)
CRJ 531 Crime Mapping (3)

Culminating Experience (6 credit hours)
CRJ 593 Applied Project (6)

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in criminology and criminal justice or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  1. graduate admission application and application fee
  2. official transcripts
  3. proof of English proficiency

Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency.

Students with an undergraduate GPA under 3.00 may be permitted enrollment in up to 12 credit hours on a probationary basis. Those who maintain a GPA of 3.00 or higher are considered for regular admission.

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