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NCJ Number: 121193 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Justice Education: A National Assessment
Journal: Justice Professional  Volume:4  Issue:2  Dated:(Fall 1989)  Pages:172-188
Author(s): R Langworthy; E Latessa
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 17
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This paper describes criminal justice higher education in the United States. The focus of the paper is on the number of programs, faculty, and students for the entire country, by region and by program type.
Abstract: Using data from the "Anderson Directory of Criminal Justice Education," a survey of major criminal justice doctoral programs, and a review of academic job listing the study concludes that criminal justice higher education is thriving but in need of a greater number of doctoral programs to support the emerging discipline. The study also demonstrates that there is a substantial unsatisfied market for criminal justice Ph.D.s. (Author abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminal justice education
Index Term(s): Higher education; Surveys
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