MASTER IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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Program Description

The Master prepares competent professionals in the areas of administration, design and evaluation of programs and services offered within this field in the public and private sectors. Its curricular content delves into the study and analysis of aspects related to the prevention, security and investigation of crime and delinquency. Our goal is for the graduate of this Master to be an agent of change in Puerto Rican society.

It has a highly competent faculty made up of judges, prosecutors, criminal lawyers, and other prominent professionals in the field of criminal justice and other related areas.

The program is aimed at:

Examine the criminal problem from different perspectives Train the student in the design, implementation and evaluation of prevention, intervention and rehabilitation programs Refine the skills of investigation and use of technologies with applications to the field of criminal justice Develop in the student the skills of decision making decisions and effective leadership in the administration and supervision of the criminal justice system.

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PHILOSOPHY American University of Puerto Rico is a non-profit institution of higher education that serves the traditional and non-traditional student population of the northern and central areas of Pu ... Read More

PHILOSOPHY American University of Puerto Rico is a non-profit institution of higher education that serves the traditional and non-traditional student population of the northern and central areas of Puerto Rico. Due to its conviction in the transformative power of education, American University of Puerto Rico offers all students an excellent service and the opportunity to educate themselves in a rigorous academic environment committed to their development. The academic quality of the American University of Puerto Rico is based on the principles that govern liberal and humanistic higher education and that promote comprehensive training and lifelong learning. Likewise, the institution is dedicated to training graduates who are distinguished in the workplace by the quality of their performance. Read less