Criminal justice systems are increasingly looking for new and innovative ways to combat the spread and impact of crime, which has been intensified by globalization. Uniquely combining the fields of international crime and justice with global affairs, the track examines issues related to transnational crime, international relations, and domestic and international justice and law. Furthermore, and recognizing the importance of utilizing technical tools to analyze crime and criminal networks as well as the emerging cyber domain, the track focuses on mapping, GIS, and cybercrime-related issues.
What You Will Learn
To prepare students for careers in domestic and international law enforcement and justice, the curriculum includes both foundational courses necessary to understand current global trends as well as courses that emphasize policy analysis relevant to transnational crime and justice, national security and international organizational missions.
Courses in economics, quantitative and research methods, and writing and presentation skills provide additional academic and professional preparation. Professional Development Seminars and Capstone research projects supplement the curriculum.