Criminal Justice Specialization
The MLS program can be completed in one year, full-time or over the course of two years, part-time. Loyola offers evening courses as well as traditional day courses to provide greater flexibility for your schedule and lifestyle.
The MLS Criminal Justice Specialization offers a breadth and depth of courses to meet the needs of professionals across the industry.
Twenty-first century law enforcement is embracing the critical importance of graduate-level education. Programs like this are vital to develop tomorrow's police managers, policy makers and thought leaders. Loyola, with its historical focus on practitioners – not just classroom theory – is perfectly placed to lead this charge.
-Steve Lurie, JD '02, Adjunct Professor and lieutenant in Los Angeles Police Department
Students must take a minimum of two elective courses, one of which must address sentencing issues totaling an additional 6 units.
- Advanced Criminal Law Seminar
- Advanced Criminal Litigation Skills
- Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice Seminar
- Advanced Trial Advocacy
- Appellate Advocacy
- Criminal Discovery
- Criminal Law Motion Practice
- Criminal Procedure: The Adjudicatory Process
- Criminal Tax Practice and Procedure
- Death Penalty Law Seminar
- District Attorney Seminar
- Expert Witness Seminar
- Fact Investigation
- Federal Courts
- Juvenile Delinquency Law and Procedure
- Law and the Use of Force
- Race, Class, and Criminal Justice
- Scott Moot Court
- White Collar Crime
Tuition & Fees
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