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M.S. in Criminal Justice
Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program.
The M.S. in Criminal Justice provides students and professionals the training of essential concepts within the law enforcement field. Individuals will learn the advanced curriculum through an interdisciplinary focus of a broad range of courses. The program allows students to specialize in a particular concentration of law enforcement by offering several tracks within the master’s program. Students must choose one of the 12 tracks listed below and complete 15 credits within the track:
Legal Perspective in Criminal Justice
Strategic Community Planning
Conflict & Crisis Management
Child Protection and Juvenile Justice
Investigative Forensic Technology
Emergency Preparedness Leadership
Graduates of the program will be able to contribute an essential expertise to many careers that require core knowledge combined with professional experience. Graduates may enter or excel in careers such as: Police Officer, Sheriff, Trooper/Highway Patrol Officer, Game Warden, Detective, Animal Cruelty Investigator, FBI Special Agent, Secret Service Special Agent, Federal Air Marshal, Correctional Officer, Parole Officer, Legal Assistant or Legal Researcher, Bail Enforcement Agent or Community Liaison Officer.
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