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Meredith’s M.A. in Criminal Justice is flexible, allowing you to pursue the program at the pace that works best for you. Below are several sample course schedules.

Two Year Curriculum Model

Year 1 Fall

CJ 601 Foundations of Criminal Justice Administration
CJ 608 Criminal Justice, Substance Use and Addiction
CJ 606 Writing in Criminal Justice

Year 1 Spring

CJ 602 Criminological Theory
CJ 604 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJ elective

Year 2 Fall

CJ 603 Statistics and Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
CJ 607 Gender and Criminal Justice
CJ elective

Year 2 Spring

CJ 609 Leadership and Decision Making in Criminal Justice
CJ elective
CJ elective

18 Month Curriculum Model

Year 1 Fall

CJ 601 Foundations of Criminal Justice Administration
CJ 608 Criminal Justice, Substance Use and Addiction
CJ 606 Writing in Criminal Justice

Year 1 Spring

CJ 602 Criminological Theory
CJ 604 Research Methods in Criminal Justice
CJ elective

Year 1 Summer

CJ 609 Leadership and Decision Making in Criminal Justice
CJ elective
CJ elective

Year 2 Fall

CJ 603 Statistics and Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
CJ 607 Gender and Criminal Justice
CJ elective

2 Year Curriculum Model with Summers – 6 Hours/Semester

Year 1 Fall

CJ 601 Foundations of Criminal Justice Administration
CJ 606 Writing in Criminal Justice

Year 1 Spring

CJ 602 Criminology/Theory
CJ 604 Research Methods in Criminal Justice

Year 1 Summer

CJ 609 Leadership and Decision Making in Criminal Justice
CJ elective

Year 2 Fall

CJ 603 Statistics and Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
CJ 607 Gender and Criminal Justice

Year 2 Spring

CJ elective
CJ elective

Year 2 Summer

CJ 608 Criminal Justice, Substance Use and Addiction
CJ elective

Thank you for your Interest!

You can connect with a graduate admissions counselor in a variety of ways—choose the one that’s most convenient for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Lori Brown
brownlo@meredih.edu
212 Joyner Hall
(919) 760-8590

Lori Brown

Contact Information
(919) 760-8590
criminaljustice@meredith.edu