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2017-2018 Catalog (September 2017)

Global Leadership - PhD in Criminal Justice


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The Global Leadership specialization provides students with insight into effective leadership practices for the international environment, particularly in developing countries. Through their coursework, students explore sustainability frameworks and models, techniques that leaders use to build capacity for community change, and strategies for effective and timely decision making in uncertain conditions. Students also engage in the development of a strategic plan for an international public or nonprofit organization or for a U.S. organization with an international focus.

Track I


Degree Requirements


  • 83 credits
  • Introductory Courses (8 cr.)
  • Core Courses (40 cr.)
  • Electives/Specializations (15 cr.)
  • Dissertation (20 cr.)
  • Four PhD residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

Curriculum


Electives/Specializations (15 cr.)


Students select any three 5-credit-hour graduate courses from the PhD in Criminal Justice specialization courses.

Dissertation (20 cr.)


Track II


Degree Requirements


  • 98 cr., with specialization
  • Introductory Courses (8 cr.)
  • Core courses (55 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (optional) (15 cr.)
  • Dissertation course (20 cr.)
  • Four PhD residencies to equal a minimum of 16 days

Curriculum


Dissertation (20 cr.)


  • CRJS 9000 - Dissertation *To complete a doctoral dissertation, students must obtain the academic approval of several independent evaluators including their committee, the University Research Reviewer, and the Institutional Review Board; pass the Form and Style Review; gain approval at the oral defense stage; and gain final approval by the Chief Academic Officer. Students must also publish their dissertation on ProQuest before their degree is conferred. Learn more about the dissertation process in the Dissertation Guidebook. In general, students are continuously registered in the dissertation course until they complete an approved dissertation, which usually requires more than the minimum terms in the dissertation course shell.