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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
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Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business and Science 137
Chemistry 160
Childhood Studies 163
Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Criminal Justice 202
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English 350, 352, 354, 615, 842
Forensic Science 412
History 512
Industrial Mathematics
Liberal Studies 606
Mathematical Sciences 645
Psychology 830
Public Administration 834, 831
Public Affairs 824
Teacher Education 956
World Languages and Cultures 410
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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 Graduate School-Camden Criminal Justice 202 Program  


The master of arts (M.A.) program in criminal justice promotes study for those seeking career opportunities or advancement in justice-related fields as well as those who seek preparation for doctoral study.

The graduate program builds on the multidisciplinary strength of the faculty. The criminal justice faculty emphasizes a comprehensive understanding of crime and the justice system, including contemporary issues affecting it, and the analytic skills required to conduct and to apply research and to assess public policy. Students may also take courses in public policy and administration, whose faculty stresses the skills to oversee complex public agencies. Faculty members from the Graduate School-Camden and Rutgers Law School in Camden provide the program with a wide array of justice-related electives.

The department also offers a dual master of arts/master of public administration (M.A./M.P.A.) degree with the Department of Public Policy and Administration. That program provides students with a comprehensive criminal justice and public management education.

The M.A. program in criminal justice and the dual M.A./M.P.A. program are open to part-time and full-time students. Required courses are offered in the evening hours. Some elective courses are available during the day.

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