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Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificate Options

Certificates can be obtained independently or while satisfying part of the elective requirements of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree. There are three to choose from which range from 15-18 semester hours (s.h.) depending on the program.

Certificate in Criminal Justice Education (18 s.h.)

The 18 s.h. certificate in criminal justice education is open to students interested in community college or vocational teaching in the criminal justice field. It focuses on enhancing the student’s knowledge of contemporary criminal justice issues while preparing the student to effectively deliver instruction.

Core (9 s.h.)

  • JUST 6000  Criminal Justice Principles
  • JUST 6002  Seminar in Criminal Justice Education
  • JUST 6201  Seminar in Criminal Behavior
  • Electives (9 s.h. of JUST courses)

Certificate in Security Studies

Up to 15 s.h. of courses required for the graduate certificate in security studies can be transferred as electives for the Master of Science in criminal justice. See Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science, for certificate requirements http://www.ecu.edu/polsci/sec/gc.html

Certificate in Public Management and Leadership

Up to 15 s.h. of courses required for the graduate certificate in public management and leadership can be transferred as electives for the master of science in criminal justice. See Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Political Science, for certificate requirements http://www.ecu.edu/polsci/mpa/index2.html

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