Criminal Justice

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.

Required Courses

  • Criminal Law (4 units)
  • Legal Methods I (2 units)
  • Legal Methods II (2 units)
  • Criminal Procedure (4 units)

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

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