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2 Master Programs in Criminal Justice in Puerto Rico for 2024

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    Master Programs in Criminal Justice

    A criminal justice program usually features courses that teach students the skills and knowledge needed to work in law enforcement. Courses in a program may include policing, criminology, cybercrime, ethics, administration, border security and corrections.

    There are several institutions for higher learning located throughout Puerto Rico, with The University of Puerto Rico being the oldest and largest. As a territory of the United States, citizens may have access to additional opportunities for education.

    Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject.
    Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.