The Violence Prevention and Advocacy Certificate at Lasell University is designed for the working professional who wants to focus on this area providing foundational knowledge to help you advance in your career or later continue in Lasell's Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. You will learn effective strategies on how to prevent and respond to violence. You will also develop your communication and management skills to advocate for those who have suffered abuse or other types of violence and aid in their recovery.
Topics addressed in the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Certificate include:
A certificate in the Violence Prevention and Advocacy helps those succeed with careers in industries such as federal protection agencies, law enforcement, legal work, schools and healthcare institutions, and other related fields. Below are some examples of roles that could benefit from this certificate:
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|Violence Prevention and Advocacy|
|CJ740||Theories of Violence & Aggression||3|
|CJ741||Interpersonal & Relationship Violence||3|
|CJ742||Violence Prev, Advocacy, & Social Change||3|
The certificate program is structured as follows:
Students in the Violence Prevention and Advocacy Certificate must choose two electives to complete their certificate requirements. Electives can be drawn from:
|SPRING I: 1/22 - 3/10|
|CJ740||Theories of Violence and Aggression||Online||MacMaster, Shawn|
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.*Contact us:
The Office of Graduate Enrollment
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466