The Study of Crime and Addiction

The Study of Crime and Addiction

This MA is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to investigate and analyze addiction and its responses from a multi-disciplinary perspective. This program provides integrative knowledge as well as advanced skills in different aspects of addictions- to psychoactive drugs and behavioral, including research, theory, policy and implementation, interventions and rehabilitation. The program is multidisciplinary and combines theory and practice from various fields, including criminology, psychology, law and justice, sociology and culture, biology, epidemiology, psychopharmacology and education.

Track A - with a Thesis:

Students who enroll in this track are required to complete 36 academic hours, which includes the required general core curriculum, the required core curriculum in this specialization and electives. In addition, students are required to write two seminar papers and a research thesis. Successful completion of this track allows students to continue to pursue studies towards a PhD.

Track B - with a Final Exam:

Students who enroll in this track are required to complete 44 academic hours, which includes the required general core curriculum, the required core curriculum in this specialization and electives. In addition, students are required to write two seminar papers and to pass a final exam. Students are expected also to participate in their second year in a practicum in which they are assigned to different agencies and organizations treating and dealing with different addict populations.

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