Fort Hays State University > About FHSU > Academic Divisions > College of Arts and Sciences > Master of Liberal Studies > Conc Criminaljustice
November, 2013 - beginning with the Fall, 2014 semester, the MLS (Criminal Justice) concentration will migrate to the Master of Professional Studies (MPS) program. Applications for the MLS (Criminal Justice) program will be redirected to the MPS (Criminal Justice) program. Interested students should visit theMaster of Professional Studies (MPS) web page for application information. Current students in the MLS (Criminal Justice) program will be taught out. This web page is intended for reference by current MLS (Criminal Justice) students.
Students completing their MLS degree in this concentration will have the following notation on their transcripts: "Liberal Studies (Criminal Justice)"
Every student is required to take the 10 hours of Core Classes. These include:
Every student completing a concentration in Justice Studies will take 18 credit hours from the following list of courses (or other substitutions as deemed appropriate by advisor):
Additionally, every student shall take a 3 hour culminating experience (one of the following):
Finally, every student will complete a comprehensive examination in the final semester of his or her course of study. No attendance will be required for the examination. The examination will be given as an independent, comprehensive paper encompassing at least eight hours of study and writing on specific questions given to the student. These questions will cover the field of criminal justice.
Contact us now to see if the Master of Liberal Studies concentration in criminal justice could be right for you. Once you have been admitted to the MLS concentration in criminal justice, please follow the MLS Checklistand carefully read The MLS Student Handbook.