Lead change in the 
criminal justice system.

Lead change in the
criminal justice system.


The Master of Public Administration: Criminal Justice concentration is a 36 credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

Core Courses:

  • Theories of Public Policy and Administration
  • Political Economy and Economic
  • Analysis in Public Policy Development
  • Ethics in Public Service
  • Organizational Theory and Public Personnel Management
  • Public Finance
  • Research Methods I: Research Methods and Analysis
  • Research Methods II: Qualitative Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Capstone/Fieldwork Experience in Public Policy

Criminal Justice Concentration Courses:

  • Re-conceptualizing Criminal Justice Involvement of Persons with Mental Illness
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Crime Prevention and Reducing Recidivism

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at