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Graduate Certificate in Gender-Based Violence

Program Overview

The Graduate Certificate in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) provides an interdisciplinary perspective on crime, the formulation of laws and codes, and the criminal legal system and its intersection with gender and violence.

The Graduate Certificate in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) provides an interdisciplinary perspective on crime, the formulation of laws and codes, and the criminal legal system and its intersection with gender and violence. Prospective students who wish to pursue this certificate must apply as non-degree applicants. Learn more on the School of Public Affairs admission web page.

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Program requirements

  • The Graduate Gender-Based Violence Certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework.
  • Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, with a minimum grade of B- in each course.

Required courses

Students must complete the four required courses below, for a total of 12 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.

  • CRJU/PUAD 5910 - Nature and Scope of Interpersonal Violence (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5920 - The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5930 - Interpersonal Violence Law and Policy (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5940 - Interpersonal Violence Leadership, Advocacy, and Social Change (3 credit hours)

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) provides an interdisciplinary perspective on crime, the formulation of laws and codes, and the criminal legal system and its intersection with gender and violence. Prospective students who wish to pursue this certificate must apply as non-degree applicants. Learn more on the School of Public Affairs admission web page.

Review CU Denver's Academic Policies.

Program requirements

  • The Graduate Gender-Based Violence Certificate requires 12 credit hours of coursework.
  • Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, with a minimum grade of B- in each course.

Required courses

Students must complete the four required courses below, for a total of 12 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Catalog.

  • CRJU/PUAD 5910 - Nature and Scope of Interpersonal Violence (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5920 - The Psychology of Interpersonal Violence (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5930 - Interpersonal Violence Law and Policy (3 credit hours)
  • CRJU/PUAD 5940 - Interpersonal Violence Leadership, Advocacy, and Social Change (3 credit hours)

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