May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [FINAL EDITION]

Criminal Justice, Public Administration Specialization, MA

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Students whose professional and career goals would be enhanced by a concentration in public administration may tailor their degree to include a series of courses from Widener’s MPA program. Students wishing to pursue this option should consult with the graduate criminal justice director.

An MPA concentration requires students to take the following courses (12 credits) as part of the graduate criminal justice elective portion of the curriculum. The specialization is designed to fit within the credit requirements of the “Comprehensive Examination” option (30 credits).


Required Courses

Select two of the following four courses:


Select two additional PA electives (see the MPA catalog at

Please Note

The program of study that appears here applies to students who were admitted for the summer session of this catalog year and later.  Students admitted prior to that term should select the appropriate catalog year of their admission.  Choose previous catalogs from the Home, Graduate, or Undergraduate Catalog Page at

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