Tiffin University offers a Graduate Certificate in Justice Administration for professionals interested in augmenting their responsibilities with education and training in responsibilities and roles of managers and administrators within the criminal justice system. Leaders in this field have the unique and demanding responsibilities of dealing with emergencies, managing criminal populations or criminal activity, and preserving the peace, all while maintaining a respect for individual rights and freedoms. Students in the program will utilize practical lessons in management of criminal and justice organizations in order to develop their career and professional opportunities.
Students will study material through courses which relate the fields of management and criminal justice education. Those classes include issues and trends in contemporary criminal justice, research design and analysis, legal and ethical issues, human resource management, justice administration policy formulation and analysis, administrative law and practice, administrative theory in justice administration, and education and training analysis and design.
Students completing the certification will have demonstrated the necessary educational and training qualifications for tasks and responsibilities related to justice administration. Those qualifications include utilizing theory and research to analyze historical trends and current perspectives in criminal justice, how to use research to evaluate factors related to crime and the impact of crime on criminal justice policies, practices, and procedures, how to evaluate the impact of the constitutional policy and procedures on the criminal justice system, and how to analyze the impact of the criminal justice process on victims and perpetrators.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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