Program at a glance
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As part of the School of Social Research and Justice Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, the Justice Management Program provides an academic foundation for those seeking education or advancement in the varied fields associated with the administration of justice. Cooperating institutions help to provide courses online and the degree is conferred by the University. The National Juvenile Court Services Association, the National Center for State Courts' Institute of court Management, the American Probation and Parole Association, the American Correctional Association and the Child Welfare League of America also support the program.
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. Special topic courses include a wide variety of study areas and address current trends in justice administration.
The justice system, including court annexed programs and private entities, represents the manifestation of society's concepts of justice. 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.