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Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Online)

Become a leader in public safety with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice. This online degree program gives you the know-how to apply the latest research, leadership strategies and criminological theories for effective decision-making in the U.S. justice system. Whether you're looking to advance your career in local law enforcement, aiming to work for a federal government agency or want to help set public policy, a master's in criminal justice can help you gain the skills you need to be a leader in today's ever-changing criminal justice field.

Students may either pursue a general track – ideal for those who want to craft their own focus through elective classes – or choose between concentrations in public safety administration or advanced counterterrorism and homeland security.

The master’s in criminal justice online degree is a 36-credit program that focuses on management, leadership, data analysis and budgeting skills. Depending on your electives, your criminal justice program may also touch on business law and ethical business practices.

Through your courses in the master’s in criminal justice online program, you’ll:

  • Learn what administrators, managers and other leaders in today’s criminal justice system need to know
  • Learn from experts with years of experience in the field, bringing credibility and relevance to your education
  • Gain a stronger understanding of finance, accounting and the economic systems in which cyber and financial crimes are growing

Graduates will be prepared for a wide range of careers and advancement opportunities. You'll come away with the skills you need to stand out during the hiring process in both public and private sectors.

You'll learn key skills, including: Resource planning, consensus building, ethical leadership and business management.

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