Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Protect, serve, and seek solutions.

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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
  • Counter-terrorism

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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. 

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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.

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