MS Criminal Justice UW Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program

Completion of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program (WCPM) equates to 6 graduate credits of electives in the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program, under the following stipulations:

  1. These credits are acceptable only under the Credit For Life Experience Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

  2. The University of Wisconsin-Madison Masters Certified Public Manager Program must be completed prior to being admitted to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program. The certificate must be dated no more than three years from the date the individual submits his/her application for admission.

  3. The individual must meet all admission requirements of the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program.

  4. Only these listed courses are acceptable to obtain credit for life experience.

Curriculum
Phase I: Supervision 72 hours
Phase II: Management 138 hours
Phase III: Executive Management 90 hours

5. Completion of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program equates to 6 graduate credits of electives in the UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program in the following manner.

UW-Platteville Courses Semester / Credit
CJ Elective 3 credits
CJ Elective 3 credits
Total: 6 credits

6.  The number of credits granted for life experience combined with transfer credits will not exceed 50% of the credits required by the degree.

Note: To receive credit you must submit the Credit for Life Experience Request Form and an official copy of your transcript/certificate from University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Credit for Life Experience Request Form*

*The above form allows you to type in the information using your Acrobat Reader. You can then print the document and mail it to our office.

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