The JPP Scholar Program allows qualified incoming freshmen to earn both a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice and Public Policy and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and Administration within four years.

Overview

CUAA's Justice and Public Policy Degree housed in the Haab School of Business offers many areas of expertise for criminal justice majors including: corrections, courts, juvenile justice, law enforcement, legal professions, probation and parole.

The course load requires 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and online sessions, along with completion of a Research Project or Graduate Thesis, and Research Defense. Tuition costs are the same as our regular four-year undergraduate fees.

Expectations

The JPP Scholar Program will not only prepare you for a career in the Justice and Public Policy field, it will prepare you to lead in any position you find yourself in. Graduation from the program can lead to exciting and rewarding careers in court administration, criminal investigations, custodial and community based corrections, intelligence operations, law enforcement, probation, and security management.

Requirements

This program is open to first year JPP majors who have met the following high school academic requirements:

  • High school cumulative GPA of 3.5 out of 4.0
  • ACT scores of 25 or higher
  • Combined SAT scores of 1200 or higher

Once accepted, the JPP Scholar must maintain a 3.5 out of 4.0 academic average, take 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and/or online sessions, along with completion of Research Practicum and Research Capstone.

The course load requires 18 credits per semester, with the ability to utilize enrollment in summer and online sessions, along with completion of a Research Project or Graduate Thesis, and Research Defense.