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Explore the latest information about Boston University, the Master of Criminal Justice program updates, as well as faculty achievements.

Strategic Management in Criminal Justice

Dr. Mary Ellen Mastrorilli speaks about the recently introduced Strategic Management in Criminal Justice concentration and certificate.

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MET Combats Cybercrime

Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kyung-shick Choi (MET’02) addressed the 2015 International Symposium on Cyber Crime Response in Seoul, South Korea..

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Boston University Recognized for Best Practices in Distance Learning by USDLA

Boston University recognized for best practices in distance learning by USDLA for a third time.

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Dr. Mastrorilli Prescribes a Priority Shift in Place of Solitary Confinement

President Obama banned juvenile solitary confinement in federal prisons. What does Dr. Mastrorilli think about it?

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How to Help the Growing Female Prison Population

Mary Ellen Mastrorilli, assistant professor of criminal justice and associate chair of applied social sciences at Boston University is a featured guest blogger on…

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The New York Times Spotlights MCJ Graduate

Chief Campanello is not the first MCJ alum to serve as police chief, but he is the first to develop a program that offers amnesty and assistance for drug addicts.

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Addressing the Unique Challenges Facing Incarcerated Women

How can prison reform improve conditions for women? Hear insight from criminology expert and BU professor Danielle Rousseau.

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The National Criminal Justice Honor Society

Boston University is a proud member of the National Criminal Justice Honor Society. Learn about its rich history and the many advantages of membership.

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MET Criminal Justice Program Ranked No. 1 in the Nation by U.S. News

The rankings “are another testament to the quality of MET online programs,” says Tanya Zlateva, dean of MET.

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A Decade of Long Distance Learning Success

It has been 10 years since BU launched its first fully online program, the MCJ. See how far the University’s distance education program has come.

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Dr. Shea Cronin, Criminal Justice Expert Comments on Cop Profiling Report

Is the Boston police department making progress in closing racial gaps? Read remarks by Assistant Professor Shea Cronin.

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The MCJ Faculty at a Glance

The BU MCJ program has built a longstanding reputation in the field. Meet a few of the faculty members who make it happen, semester after semester.

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The BU Community Responds to Obama’s Plan to Fight Cybercrime

Earlier this year, President Obama signed two executive orders designed to fortify the government’s defenses against cyberattacks…

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Criminal Justice Careers

Take a closer look at the various career paths in the criminal justice system. Explore the options available and learn how earning an advanced degree can help you achieve your goals.

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Dr. Shea Cronin Provides Expertise on Police Administration Quota System

“Auditors: What are Dracut police not doing if they are filling traffic-stop quotas?”

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Dr. Shea Cronin Shares Policing Expertise with WGBH

“Shift in Cambridge Policing Stems from 2009 Arrest of Henry Louis Gates”

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Dr. Kyung-shick Choi’s Latest Book Release

Adjunct Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Kyung-shick Choi, recently released his new book Cybercriminology and Digital Investigation

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Addressing the Merits of College Behind Bars

Presentation: “College Behind Bars: Soft or Sensible?” at the American Correctional Association’s 145th Congress of Correction in August.

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New Curriculum Takes a Bite out of Cybercrime

A new Cybercrime Investigation & Cybersecurity sequence prepares students for the forensics exam and a career in cybercriminology.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security Needs More Cybersecurity Professionals

DHS is actively recruiting cybersecurity professionals.

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