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Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Protect, serve, and seek solutions.
Develop solutions to issues in criminal justice focusing on the program's three pillars of leadership, decision making and policy analysis.
Learn to critically analyze and assess justice-relevant policy options. Apply effective leadership and managerial strategies to strengthen agency practice. Engage in theoretically-grounded criminal justice policymaking. Use advanced research techniques to improve agency operations and control crime.
A master's degree in criminology and criminal justice prepares you to pursue careers, such as:
- Federal, state, and local law enforcement
- Federal, state, and county probation and parole
- County jails
- Federal and state prisons
- Juvenile justice organizations
- Child victim advocacy
- Homeland security
Maximize your investment of time and money.
Earn your 2-year degree 100% online.
Enjoy a high level of academic excellence.
Full-time faculty develop and teach the same curriculum online as taught on-campus.
Complete this degree in as little as 1 1/2 years.
Complete this degree in four semesters. Take summer classes and complete the program in 1 1/2 years.
The Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice is part of Missouri State's Criminology and Criminal Justice department.