At the local and especially the domestic level, violence has far-reaching effects that pertain to law and order, healthcare, and the family. Prevention, bringing perpetrators to justice, and caring for and protecting victims requires a wide range of skills relevant to the fields of public health and policy, human services, law, higher education, and community nonprofits. The Violence Prevention and Advocacy concentration will equip you to make a meaningful and personal impact.
The 36 credits of coursework includes:
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|CJ740||Theories of Violence & Aggression||3|
|CJ741||Interpersonal & Relationship Violence||3|
|CJ742||Violence Prevention, Advocacy & CJ Society||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