Criminology and Criminal Justice
Whether you want to be a prosecutor or a defense attorney, your effectiveness in the courtroom will be greatly enhanced if you can identify—and point out to the jury—patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, policing, corrections and/or criminal justice policy. And that’s where adding a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice to your law degree can give you the advantage.
The M.A. program will give you the background in statistical analysis, criminological theory and the fundamentals of scientific research needed to be able to read and interpret scientific data, and also know the most effective questions to ask an expert witness—crucial elements in helping you build your case.
This is a continuing post from 52 Reasons UofSC Law School is a Top 20 Public Law School