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2018-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Justice Studies, M.S.J.S.

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Degree offered at: Campbellsville, Harrodsburg, Louisville, Available Online, Somerset

The program will place a strong emphasis on social justice, ethics, human values and analytical skills as they apply to criminal justice administration and current events. As part of the program, students will examine research on organizational dynamics in the prison system, recidivism issues in both Kentucky and the across the country, the future of employment in the criminal justice field, current debates about gun control, and the need to increase understanding of the use of force policy.


  1. Applicants must submit a completed university graduate application form.
  2. Applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (undergraduate and graduate). If the applicant does not have a GPA of at least 2.75, GRE and/or interview may be required.

MSJS Core Requirements: 15 Hours

Track (Choose Criminology or Public Service Leadership and Social Justice): 18 Hours

Elective Choice (Choose one course from below list): 3 Hours

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