The ability to effectively plan for and respond to emergencies – including natural and man-made disasters, accidents, terror-related events, infrastructure failures, and other crises on a local or national scale – is vital in limiting the scope of damages and resulting casualties. The Emergency Crisis Management concentration will provide you with the skill set you need to lead and manage response teams, conduct negotiations, investigate causes, and take steps to prevent reoccurrences.
The 36 credits of coursework includes:
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|CJ720||Crisis & Emergency Management||3|
|CJ721||Risk Management & Planning||3|
|CJ701||The Criminal Justice System & Process||3|
|CJ702||Critical Legal Issues in Crim Justice||3|
|CJ703||Advanced Criminological Thought||3|
|CJ704||Ethical Theory & Criminal Justice Policy||3|
|CJ705||Criminal Justice Leadership & Management||3|
|CJ709||Research Methods & Statistical Analysis||3|
|Choose 1 from the following:|
|CJ798||Research Project Capstone||3|
Choose two electives:
Students in the M.S. in Criminal Justice must choose two electives to complete their degree requirements. Electives can be drawn from:
|Spring Session I, 1/17-3/7|
|Spring Session II, 3/21-5/9|
|Course Number||Name||Format||Instructor||Day/Time||Session Dates|
|CJ 709||Research Methods & Statistical Analysis||Online||Weeks, Edward||Session I||1/17 - 3/7|
|CJ 732||Cybercrime & Data Security||Online||Beaudry, Mark||Session I||1/17 - 3/7|
|CJ 705||Criminal Justice Leadership & Management||Online||Bissonnette, Lynn||Session II||3/21 - 5/9|
|CJ 742||Violence Prev, Advocacy, & CJ Society||Online||Macmaster, Shawn||Session II||3/21 - 5/9|
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Criminal Justice graduate degree must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission. The TOEFL may be waived for students whose native language is English or students who have successfully completed a bachelor's degree at an accredited college/university in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. All other applicants must submit a TOEFL/IELTS score.
Lasell's Criminal Justice graduate degree program offers three concentrations: Emergency and Crisis Management, Homeland Security and Global Justice, Violence Prevention and Advocacy, and Criminal Justice: Self-Designed Option.
Admission Requirements Checklist:
A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates withfewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*
Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Quinn Bill Certified Program
Quinn Bill certification by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education. This state program, which was originally enacted in 1970 to foster a more effective criminal justice system, motivates full-time police officers in participating cities and towns to pursue degrees in law enforcement and criminal justice through salary increases.
Graduate Open House
Saturday, April 29th @ 10 a.m.