You will work with other students on an action research project—a hallmark of the School of Professional and Continuing Studies—which addresses pressing societal issues in criminal justice. Recent projects conducted by Criminal Justice concentration students include:

  • "Breaking the Cycle," a look at domestic violence from the woman's perspective
  • "All Lives Matter," working to improve community relations between Springfield Police and the city's citizens
  • "The Ex-offender's Story"
  • "Reintegration: Preventing Recidivism in Women"
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