Designed with the working professional in mind, the Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate prepares students in conflict resolution and hazard mitigation, equipping graduates with the necessary skills to plan and respond to natural disasters, threats against public safety, and unexpected events of all types.
Topics addressed in the Emergency, and Crisis Management Certificate includes:
Protecting the public requires leaders who understand how to effectively plan for the unexpected and respond in the wake of a disaster. The Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate prepares just the type of leader who can face disaster response head-on, effectively communicate, resolve conflict, and understand criminal justice policy.
Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate can help advance to roles such as:
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|Emergency & Crisis Management|
|CJ720||Crisis & Emergency Management||3|
|CJ721||Risk Management & Planning||3|
The certificate program is structured as follows:
Students in the Emergency and Crisis Management Certificate must choose two electives to complete their certificate requirements. Electives can be drawn from:
|SPRING MAIN 1/22 - 5/11|
|CJ798||Research Project Capstone||TBA||Bucci, Linda & Weeks, Ed|
|SPRING I: 1/22 - 3/10|
|CJ701||The Criminal Justice System & Process||Online||Abbott, Sarah|
|CJ702||Critical Legal Issues in Crim Justice||Online||DeBole, Paul|
|CJ705||Criminal Justice Leadership & Management||Online||Beaudry, Mark|
|CJ709||Research Methods & Statistical Analysis||Online||Weeks, Ed|
|CJ732||Cybercrime & Data Security||Online||Beaudry, Mark|
|CJ740||Theories of Violence & Aggression||Online||MacMaster, Shawn|
|SPRING 2: 3/23 - 5/11|
|CJ703||Advanced Criminological Thought||Online||Abbott, Sarah|
|CJ704||Ethical Theory & Criminal Justice Policy||Online||Wallace, Kellie|
|CJ706||Advanced Applied Forensics||Online||Farrah, Kim|
|CJ709||Research Methods & Statistical Analysis||Online||Zawisza, Tom|
|CJ730||Terrorism & Homeland Security||Online||Duckworth, Neal|
Candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's Criminal Justice Certificate 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 international applicants who have earned 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.
Admission Requirements Checklist:
A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates with fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.*
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466