Criminal Justice Graduate Student Handbook

Welcome!

Welcome to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) Program at the University of North Florida!  The MSCJ Program Handbook outlines the policies of the MSCJ Program.  MSCJ students are required to review the MSCJ Program Handbook and conduct themselves according to MSCJ Program and UNF Graduate School guidelines.

 

Faculty Contact Information

Name 

Position 

E-mail 

Phone Number

David Forde

Departmental Chair 

david.forde@unf.edu

(904) 620-2413

Brenda Vose

Graduate Coordinator

brenda.vose@unf.edu

(904) 620-1717

 

For a complete listing of departmental faculty and advisors, click here.

 

In addition to this guide, you are advised to read the Graduate School Student Handbook as it provides general information applicable to ALL graduate students regardless of their programs of study.  While this handbook contains valuable information specifically related to graduate studies in Criminal Justice at UNF, the Graduate School Student Handbook addresses policies, procedures and resources related to graduate studies in general at UNF.  It is your responsibility to review the information both in this handbook and in the Graduate School Student Handbook as you will be held responsible for abiding by its content.  

1. Getting Started
  • 1.1 Academic Advising
  • 1.2 Registration
  • 1.3 Graduate Student Responsibilities
  • 1.4 Program Director Responsibilities
  • 1.5 Rules and Regulations
  • 1.6 Class Size and Format
  • 1.7 Graduate Workload
  • 1.8 Quality of Work
  • 1.9 Self-Direction/Self-Motivation
  • 1.10 Graduate Faculty in Criminal Justice

  • 2. Degree Requirements
  • 2.1 Graduate Programs in Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • 2.2 Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program Description
  • 2.3 Degree Requirements
  • 2.4 Thesis Option
  • 2.5 Sample Timeline for Students
  • 2.6 Course Listings/Descriptions

  • 3. Financial Support
  • 3.1 In-state vs. Out-of-state Designations
  • 3.2 MSCJ Assistantships and Scholarships
  • 3.3 Student Loans

  • 4. Policies & Procedures
  • 4.1 Academic Integrity
  • 4.2 Probation/Suspension/Removal
  • 4.3 Good Academic Standing
  • 4.4 GPA Minimums
  • 4.5 Post-Baccalaureate Status
  • 4.6 Trial Admission
  • 4.7 Readmission of Inactive Students
  • 4.8 Class Attendance
  • 4.9 Graduate Transfer Credit Policy
  • 4.10 Applying for Graduation

  • 5. Resources
  • 5.1 Career Services
  • 5.2 Forms
  • 5.3 Professional Organizations
  • 5.4 UNF Student Organizations