Criminal Justice & Human Rights, Graduate Certificate
Earn your Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice and Human Rights online from a U.S. institution dedicated to social justice and values-based education. The Certificate comprises four courses (12 credits) that can also be used toward the M.A. in Criminal Justice and Human Rights. Gain practical knowledge and the skills necessary to advance respect for human rights and democratic justice in a heterogeneous society. The multidisciplinary curriculum emphasizes applying research to criminological problems, developing effective and ethical policies, and moral leadership. Students gain critical expertise for careers in government agencies, law, social services, security, nonprofits, faith-based international organizations, and research.
Requirements for Admissions
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
- All majors considered.
- Completed application packet, including:
- Current resume
- Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate institution that the applicant has attended
- A check or money order for $40 (nonrefundable) payable to Georgian Court University
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the program director for clarification or additional information.
|Any one course from among the following five:||3.0|
|Theory & Practice in Criminology|
|Criminal Justice & Society|
|Human Rights Law & Policy|
|Problem-Solving Research Strategies|
|Designing Research for Social Problems|
|Electives (any three of the following):||9.0|
Or any of the courses in the above list not already taken
|Hidden Injuries, Control & Crime|
|Public Health, Guns & Mass Murder|
|Leadership & Policy Analysis|
|Radicalization & Rabbit Holes|
|Torture & State Violence|
|Terrorism in the Homeland|
|Select Topic Crim. Justice Human Rights|
Credits from the Certificate program can be applied to the M.A. in Criminal Justice & Human Rights and to the bachelor's to master's program: M.A. in Criminal Justice & Human Rights.