American Laws and Justice
The Master of Science in American Laws and Justice (MSALJ) degree program prepares professionals for careers in the justice system, businesses, government agencies, and NGOs. Students can complete one of two tracks: civil justice or criminal justice by completing 9 credits in that area.
CU’s program is multidisciplinary, combining elements of advanced study in various civil and criminal justice disciplines with other cognate areas such as leadership, business, and technology.
Project/Thesis Requirement: 3 or 6 credits.
Each student must complete a substantial individual project.
There are two different ways to satisfy this requirement.
- Completion of a Master’s Thesis.
- Student must find a thesis advisor – (preferably the second semester into the program)
- Student must prepare thesis proposal and obtain written approval for the thesis prior to course registration.
- Completion of an internship in an approved professional setting.
- Student must identify and seek approval for a professional workplace to complete the internship.
- Student and employer must complete internship documentation.