The M.S. degree in CJC offers coursework that emphasizes policy analysis of criminal justice and criminology issues. The M.S.-CJC degree may serve as a terminal degree for those seeking appropriate study and academic credentials to qualify for management and administrative positions in justice-related agencies. The degree may also serve as preparation for advanced study in criminology and criminal justice at the doctoral level. Depending upon personal academic or career goals, students may concentrate studies in the treatment and research area, or the area of justice agency development and management.