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2017-2018 Catalog (March 2018)

Online Teaching in Higher Education - PhD in Criminal Justice


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Students can inspire future criminal justice professionals by sharing their expert knowledge in an online education setting. Focusing on adult learning theory and practical instruction strategies, the Online Teaching in Higher Education specialization helps prepare students to work in both academic and vocational environments. They will explore today’s cutting-edge online education technologies, teaching and learning theory, the foundations of instructional design and delivery, and the unique characteristics of adult learners.

Track I


Degree Requirements


  • 83 credits
  • Introductory courses (8 cr.)
  • Core courses (40 cr.)
  • Electives/Specializations (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.

Track II


Degree Requirements


  • 98 credits
  • Introductory courses (8 cr.)
  • Core courses (55 cr.)
  • Specialization courses (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.