Justice Management M.J.M. Assessment Plan

Mission Statement

The Justice Management program provides an academic foundation for those seeking education or advancement in the varied fields associated with the administration of justice. The program offers three areas of concentration (Juvenile Justice Management, Adult Justice Management, and Executive Court and Agency Administration) and provides a large selection of courses allowing students to create a program of study unique to their interests and professional needs Educational opportunities greatly affect the continued improvement of the system. The Justice Management program is designed to provide an academic degree program that is national in scope and impact.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the diagnosis and analysis of problems through techniques developed by the social, behavioral and natural sciences.

Performance Indicators

  • Learn basics of theory and research relevant to the justice system.

Assessment Method

  • Faculty assessment of course work performance and grades submitted for respective courses.

2. Students will be able to conduct research and demonstrate problem solving skills.

Performance Indicators

  • Working knowledge of research design, methodology, and communication skills necessary to independently conduct a research project related to policy development, program evaluation, or other justice-related issue. Develop skills to present research in a concise and professional written form.

Assessment Method

  • Successful completion of course work in research, theory, management and law, as applied to the justice system. Successful completion of the professional paper or thesis.