Core Requirements

The requirements for the Criminal Justice Specialization were developed by an advisory group of practitioners and academics, both alumni and friends of Loyola with the intent of preparing graduates to be exposed to the legal doctrines and skills necessary to be effective professionals.  

The MLS degree requires 24 total units of credit. The Criminal Justice Specialization will be recognized with the satisfactory completion of 14 units of coursework. This includes 8 units of required courses and 6 units of electives, one of which must address sentencing issues.

Required Courses

Successful completion of the following required courses: