Criminal Justice Management Major
The Criminal Justice Management major focuses on the development of leadership, supervision and analytic skills of students who aspire to executive positions in criminal justice agencies such as correctional facilities, courts, and emergency response and law enforcement agencies. The major is designed to introduce students to the American criminal justice system, expose students to management issues and methods, introduce ethical considerations, and provide students with basic academic and management skills that are needed for supervisory and executive positions.
- Identify core management issues affecting delivery of services by criminal justice agencies.
- Describe the political, economic, legal, and social environments in which criminal justice agencies operate.
- Explain the constitutional and legal challenges of delivering policing, court, and correctional services in a diverse society.
- Synthesize information and use analytical approaches in designing appropriate courses of action for management-related problems in criminal justice agencies.
- Organize and communicate information to a diverse workforce and citizenry by means of oral presentations, written documents, presentation graphics, and online techniques.
- Observe and identify examples of decision-making, leadership and management skills in public, private, or nonprofit criminal justice organizations.
Credits required. 39
Prerequisites. POL 101 (or GOV 101). This course fulfills the Flexible Core: U.S. Experience in its Diversity area of the general education requirements.
Coordinator: Professor Yi Lu, Department of Public Management (646.557.4437, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Advisor: Yvonne Purdie (email@example.com)
Advising resources. Four Year Academic Plan
Baccalaureate/Master’s Program in Criminal Justice Management. Qualified undergraduate students may enter the Baccalaureate/Master’s Program and thereby graduate with both a bachelor’s in criminal justice management, and either a master’s in criminal justice or the Master of Public Administration degree. For additional information, contact Professor Jennifer Dysart (212.484.1160, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Additional information. Students who enroll for the first time at the College or changed to this major in September 2015 or thereafter must complete the major in the form presented here. Students who enrolled prior to that date may choose either the form shown here or the earlier version of the major. A copy of the earlier version may be obtained in the 2014–2015 Undergraduate Bulletin.
Select two or three
COR 282 Principles of Correctional Operations
FIS 2XX Science Foundations of Emergency Management and Response
PAD 360 Court Administration
PSC 101 Introduction to Police Studies
PSC 201 Police Organization and Administration
SEC 310 Emergency Planning
SOC 203 Criminology
PAD 402 Seminar and Internship in Public Administration (6 cr.)
PAD 404 Practicum in Public Administration
Note: In-service students in the uniformed services may apply up to 12 credits of external credit for advanced training approved by the College or by the American Council on Education (ACE), provided that the student’s total external credits do not exceed curricular limitations on total external credits toward a degree. Advanced training is training that is not part of the initial program of training for new uniformed service personnel.
PAD 348 Justice Planning and Policy Analysis
PAD 445 Seminar in Justice Administration and Planning
Total Credit Hours: 39
Last Updated: 12/08/16