Criminal Justice Studies Graduate Certificate

The Criminal Justice Studies Graduate Certificate includes 12 semester hours of graduate coursework for students who want to increase their knowledge and develop competencies in the areas of criminal causality, criminal law, police management and/or correctional settings.  The program will assist students in developing management skills that will be applicable in criminal justice agencies or in a graduate program at the master's level.  The courses are designed in such a way as to cater to the working professional.  The courses are offered completely online.  Each course is Five (5) weeks in length.  Please contact Dr. Michael Tapia at or 903.886.5332 for more information.

Requirements to complete the Criminal Justice Studies Graduate Certificate (12 semester hours):

12 semester hours required
CJ 501Sem in Police and Law Enf3
CJ 530Seminar in Criminology3
CJ 531Issues in Crim Law and Courts3
CJ 568Seminar in Corrections3
Total Hours12

Note: Students must have admission to the Graduate School.  Coursework must be completed at Texas A&M University-Commerce with a 3.0 GPA in all courses used for this graduate certificate.  (No Substitutions)

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