Consulting and Research Services for Private and Government Agencies
Criminal Justice Agency Support Services
The Department of Criminal Justice provides educational and contractual research and development services to justice-related agencies.
Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees
-- Master of Science in Criminal Justice (online)
-- Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
Research and Development
Research design and implementation
-- Strategic or planned research
Researchers provide turnkey evidence-based results including research planning/design, data collection, data analysis, and reporting. Studies can be conducted within the agency, among its constituents, or in the community to meet accreditation requirements or guide strategic planning, decision-making, operation, and policy.
-- Program assessment and evaluation
Researchers analyze and evaluate existing programs, such as need assessment, employee selection, personnel training, or program implementation.
Program or grant development
Researchers develop tailored programs/applications or recommend best practices in needed areas. Researchers assist in locating and preparing proposals for grant or external funding to support agency research or operation.
Training Development and Instruction
Professional development training in areas such as leadership, risk assessment, ethics, effective communication, and evidence-based decision making
Training curriculum design, implementation, and evaluation
Instructor and instructional pedagogical enhancement
Student internship and field experience
Employment networking and placement assistance