Criminal Justice (MS)
Webster University Italy
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The master of science in criminal justice provides students with a multidisciplinary approach to the wider criminal justice system, with particular emphasis on enhancing technical skills, critical thinking skills, decision-making processes, and increasing analytic capabilities to provide students with the ability to explain, predict, and prevent crime and victimization.
Apply theories of crime to the extent, causes, and prevention of crime, the processes of criminalization, and the practices and reforms of the criminal justice system, in the U.S. and globally.
Identify quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze crime and crime control systems.
Articulate ethical implications of decision-making in the criminal justice system.
Explain the interdependence of institutions in the criminal justice system and broader social, legal, and socio-economic environments.
Articulate the ways issues of diversity affect the operation of criminal justice organizations and actors, including differences by race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, sex, gender, age, and so on.
Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills.