Criminal Justice Graduate Degree
If you're ready to jump start your entry into the world's high-paying, innovative technology industries, the Criminal Justice Graduate Degree from RIT is your best first step. Some of today's most sought after, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines like Graduate Programs are waiting for you at RIT. So don't wait. Contact us to learn more about this program at RIT now!
Our multidisciplinary Criminal Justice graduate degree emphasizes practical training, enabling students to understand the real life applications of public safety and inner-city policy analysis with a particular focus on modern urban and community issues. The program explores critical aspects of criminal justice, including criminological, social scientific and criminal justice theory, and highlights the kind of skills needed to succeed in criminal justice career paths and further graduate studies in the field. Undergraduate applicants to this program need to have a strong academic foundation in criminology and research methods (or equivalent), which includes statistics. Studies culminate in either a project or thesis, and classes common to both options include:
- Crime, Justice and Community
- Capstone in Criminal Justice
- Professional Seminar in Criminal Justice Theory
- Interventions and Change in Criminal Justice
- Professional Seminar in Research Methods
- Advanced Criminology
Reach your full potential with RIT
Studying at RIT opens up a world of opportunity. Partnerships with countless global corporate and government entities will give you unmatched opportunities for research and career placement, while our distinguished faculty members are internationally respected for valuable contributions in their respective fields.
The value of a Graduate Degree in Criminal Justice from RIT can boost your earning potential. We're proud to say that placement rate for 2014 graduate students was 95%! Additionally, with a qualification from RIT you'll make contacts with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who place great importance on an RIT education and look to hire our graduates.
At RIT, we provide top-notch academics, great facilities and world-class faculty. We aim to have all of our graduates confidently transition into the "real" world feeling that what they've learned at RIT will help them throughout life and give them the advantage they need in a competitive job market. Our unique blend of creativity, specialization and intensive learning in fields like criminal justice rank RIT among the leading career-oriented, technological institutions in the world. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.