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Specialization in Criminal Law & Policy

MLS StudentsThe MLS with a Specialization 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 Core Courses (23 units)

B. Elective Course Requirements (7 units)

Students must also complete at least 7 units of the following seminars or specialized courses on a criminal justice topic:



Updated: 10/03/2014