Advisor: Melissa L. Whitson, Ph.D., Columbia University
This 12-credit program of study prepares those who will be responsible for the management and care of offenders in forensic settings. In addition, it is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals currently working in law enforcement, courts, corrections, or mental health settings. The program is also intended to enhance the knowledge base of students in master’s programs in community psychology and criminal justice. Prerequisites: CJST 6601 and CJST 6605 or equivalent.