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Certificate in Criminal Law & Policy

MLS StudentsThe MLS with a Certificate in Criminal Law and Policy is designed to prepare professionals or aspiring professionals for careers in which knowledge of criminal law is essential or helpful, such police officers, policy makers, probation officers, social workers and psychologists dealing with individuals involved in the criminal justice system, and advocates for both victims and the criminally accused. Students in this program will graduate with solid foundational knowledge in criminal law and procedure and well as a deep understanding of the complex array of policy and social issues surrounding administration of a fair and effective criminal justice system.


A. Required Courses

Students must complete the following required courses:


B. Additional Elective Course Requirements

Students must also complete at least three of the following seminars or specialized courses on a criminal justice topic at the College of Law or Eller or, with approval, courses elsewhere in the University:



C. Additional Electives

Fulfill the remaining units required for completion of the degree with elective courses chosen from those offered by Arizona Law or, with permission of your advisor, by another University of Arizona department or school.



Updated: 07/02/2013