MA Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health Sample Curriculum Map

The following is a sample 2-year curriculum map for students enrolled in the MA Criminal Justice and Behavioral Health program at William James College. Although the following course sequence is recommended, it is subject to change, and may vary among students within a given year.

Year One (18 credits)

Fall Semester
COU CJ501 - Foundations of Law and Criminal Justice (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ502 - Criminology and Mental Health (credits: 3) 15 weeks

Spring Semester
COU CJ503 - Corrections: Theory and Practice (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ504 - Policing and the Community (credits: 3) 15 weeks

Summer Semester
COU CJ505 - Behavioral Health: Diagnosis, Assessment, & Treatment (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ506 - Issues in Diversity in Criminal Justice (credits: 3) 15 weeks

Year Two (18 credits)

Fall Semester
COU CJ601 - Crime Prevention and Diversion (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ602 - Data Analysis in Criminal Justice (credits: 3) 15 weeks

Spring Semester
COU CJ603 - Research Methods and Program Evaluation (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ604 - Ethics and Criminal Justice Policy (credits: 3) 15 weeks

Summer Semester
COU CJ605 - Leadership and Organizational Management (credits: 3) 15 weeks
COU CJ606 - Criminal Justice Capstone Seminar (credits: 3) 15 weeks

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