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Certificate in International Focus

Program Details

Students who are earning a certificate in International Focus at Michigan State University should be current MSU students, practitioners looking to earn credits for a degree program, or any lifelong education participants who wish to earn a certificate for personal or professional growth.

The faculty who teaches the curriculum for this completely online program are the same who are involved in the on-campus program. Offered courses include Comparative Criminal Justice (CJ 822) and Globalization of Crime (CJ 823). CJ 822 will compare crime causation, globalization, measurement, and control, as well as how countries deal with these factors in the form of courts, policing, and corrections. CJ 823 will discuss international crime and organized crime. In this course, participants will learn about both human trafficking and good trafficking. Students will also one choose between the options of International Environmental Risk or Terrorism. The terrorism course will cover both domestic and foreign forms of terrorism, as well as an in-depth look at the different people who commit these acts.

In order to successfully participate in lessons, students should have a computer that has adequate responsiveness, performs well, and has an Internet connection. Students will also need a browser that meets the ANGEL requirements as well as a minimum screen resolution of 800x600.

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools