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This course is designed to provide the advanced graduate student with the opportunity to do extended readings on a specialized criminology or criminal justice topic.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to graduate program in criminology and criminal justice or UNO graduate program, and permission of instructor.

Criminology and Criminal Justice, PhD

The vision of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is to be a program that is recognized nationally for its quality and impact on research and instruction. In terms of doctoral education, the aim is to foster a learning environment in which graduate students may gain the necessary knowledge, skills, and competencies to prepare them for careers in academia or in the public or private sectors. The curriculum emphasizes written and verbal communication skills, methodological competency, a strong statistical foundation, and hands-on research experience. Doctoral students will actively engage in research under the supervision of faculty, the Director of the School’s Nebraska Center for Justice Research, and/or the Director of the Juvenile Justice Institute.