2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
CJ 606 - Research Methodology and Data Analysis
This course examines basic and advanced concepts of criminal justice research. Students will become familiar with research techniques that are necessary for systematic analysis of the criminal justice system, offender behavior, crime trends, and program effectiveness. Students will also learn to critically evaluate existing research. Students will also be able to understand the process of writing professional, empirical and evaluation research proposals. Offered fall semester. Prerequisites: Admission to MCJ graduate program, 12 credits completed or permission of MCJ Graduate Program Coordinator.