Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology

General

Program Description

Master's degree oriented towards the theoretical and methodological analysis of the criminal justice system and its application in the study of the nature, prevention and control of crime and crime in its social and personal dimension. The graduate of this program will develop skills that can be applied in the framework of research and evaluation of programs and strategies.

Curriculum Content

Spinal component

  • CJGR 502 Fundamentals, Organization and Administration of the Criminal Justice System
  • CJGR 515 Legal, Ethical and Moral Affairs of Criminal Justice
  • CJGR 636 Correctional Philosophy and Offender Rehabilitation

Specialty Component

  • CJGR 602 Criminology and Deviant Behavior
  • CJGR 607 Information Technologies Applied to Criminal Justice
  • CJGR 615 Penology
  • CJGR 620 Victimology
  • CJGR 627 Statistics Applied to Criminal Justice
  • CJGR 633 Cyber Criminology
  • CJGR 637 Forensic Psychology

Research component

  • CJGR 611 Principles of Forensic Investigation Applied to Criminal Justice
  • CJGR 646 Forensic Criminalistics
  • INTG 500 Research Methodology

Comprehensive exam / Research project (You must take one of these two courses to pass the degree)

  • CJGR 648 Integrated Comprehensive Exam Seminar
  • CJGR 651 Criminal Justice Research Project

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Sequential Curriculum

First year

First semester (includes two Part of Term)

  • CJGR 502
  • CJGR 515
  • CJGR 602
  • CJGR 607

Second semester (includes two Part of Term)

  • CJGR 611
  • CJGR 615
  • CJGR 620
  • CJGR 627

Summer session (June and July)

  • CJGR 633
  • CJGR 636
Second year

First semester (includes two Part of Term)

  • INTG 500 *
  • CJGR 637
  • CJGR 646

Second semester

  • CJGR 648 *
  • CJGR 651 *

Important notes:

  1. The courses are taken in eight (8) weeks (Part of Term), except for the INTG 500, CJGR 648 and CJGR 651 courses, which will be taken in a 16-week semester.
  2. Students can enroll only twelve (12) credits per semester.
  3. The courses are not approved with a D grade, they must be approved with C or more. C-approved courses do not have to be repeated, as long as they do not affect the average. Minimum graduation average is 3 .00.

* Courses of 16 weeks (one semester). The CJGR 651 course could take more than one semester.

Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

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