Master’s Research and Practicum

CRIM A900
3.00 crs.

This capstone course consists of directed research in criminal justice under the guidance of a graduate faculty member. The student must complete a practicum report demonstrating mastery of professional skills in one of the following:

1. Write a 5,000-to-10,000 word research paper written in a research journal format based on quantitative data.

2. Write a 5,000-to-10,000 word research paper written in a research journal format based on a comprehensive review of the literature; or,

3. Write an evaluation of a criminal justice policy or program; or,

4. Write an acceptable grant proposal following, for example, National Institute of Justice guidelines

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