Online Criminal Justice Master's Degree Program

Do you want to contribute to the betterment of society? Further your knowledge of crime and the criminal justice system through a comprehensive study in the areas of theory, research methods and statistics, policy and administration. The program will prepare you for management positions in probation, corrections, immigration and security.

The curriculum offers a balance of theory and application in the areas of:

  • Law
  • Ethics
  • Crime and Criminology
  • Applied research methods
  • Critical issues in criminal justice
  • Statistical methods
  • Constitutional theory
  • Management skills
  • Victimology

The curriculum is designed to provide you with solid leadership and management skills that are applicable to the many disciplines of the program. You have the opportunity to gain the tools necessary to identify, research and solve problems as they relate to the criminal justice system.

The multi-faceted approach prepares you for employment in an agency or department within the criminal justice community. You can also broaden your skills by obtaining job-related knowledge and expertise in the specialized areas of criminal justice administration, corrections, juvenile justice, drug abuse, and abuse counseling.

Some career opportunities include:

  • Forensics scientist
  • Crime prevention specialist
  • Criminal investigator

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Degree offers a specialized overview of the criminal justice system, preparing graduates for management-level positions in a broad array of criminal justice environments.

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