Ms. Silva then pursued her Master of Arts in Criminal Justice at one of the most prestigious liberal arts institutions for criminal justice and in one of the world’s most dynamic cities, John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, New York. This John Jay graduate program has been characterized by its intellectual rigor, practical application, and its focus on building and sustaining just societies. John Jay was recently ranked #1 in best college to obtain a criminal justice degree in the whole country.
Ms. Silva’s thirst for the law didn’t stop at John Jay. Shortly after receiving her Master of Arts in Criminal Justice with honors, Ms. Silva moved back to her hometown of San Diego and was accepted into the University of San Diego’s paralegal program. While working in civil law by day, Ms. Silva achieved her paralegal certificate with honors with emphases in criminal law, litigation, and court procedure.
- Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and minor in Peace and Justice Studies, The University of San Diego
- Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, John Jay College of Criminal Justice>
- Paralegal Certificate, The University of San Diego