Oct 25, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MSCJA 610 - Research Methods In Criminal Justice

Credits: 3 Credit Hours
This course provides students with knowledge of basic principles and applications of current research methodology commonly used in the fields of criminal justice and criminology. Action research methodology is presented to support problem identification and problem solving. Survey research, experiments, observational/field work, and interview studies are examined. The course addresses methods of inquiry, causality, sampling, design, data collection and analysis, coding, and ethics as they pertain specifically to the field of criminal justice. An overview of basic statistical methods used in research is also addressed.



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