From MWSU Graduate School Policy Portal
LAW 505 Research Methods in Criminal Justice (3 credits) Generally offered: As Needed
A required course for the Masters Program provides a comprehensive overview of key methods of evaluation and research in criminal justice. This includes essential components to consider prior to evaluation; such as organizational mission and ethical dilemmas. Techniques of sampling, data gathering, and evaluation will be demonstrated via classroom application and academic resources. Academic writing skills will be generated within the framework of a research proposal. Requirement will be waived for students with comparable credit or suitable professional experience, to be determined by the director. Prerequisite: Fulfillment of graduate entrance requirements.