Master in Criminal Justice and Criminology
Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Carolina
Carolina, Puerto Rico
Full time, Part time
USD 221 / per credit
Earliest start date
The master's degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology integrates the study of the components of the justice system, the analysis of deviant behavior, and the application of research methodology to gain a better comprehension of the necessary strategies needed to prevent and manage criminal conduct. With this new name and structure, the master prepares professionals to know the criminal justice system, its components, processes, and what takes place within each of them. The program offers students the necessary tools to analyze the relevant theories on criminal etiology and consider prevention, intervention, and management strategies for criminal behavior, by applying the scientific methods, qualitative and quantitative research, drafting and preparation of proposals, scenario development, and interpretation of data. The program also provides an opportunity to master the strategies and steps to effectively work a crime scene and understand the basics of evidence analysis.