Criminal Justice (M.S.)

In the Criminal Justice program, you will direct your studies to take specialization courses that focus on a sub-system of criminal justice that suits your interests and career goals. 

Program Highlights

  • Program core builds a solid theory research base in criminal justice. 
  • Course delivery methods may be on campus, online* or hybrid (synchronously online) formats.
    *Online courses offered each semester may vary.
  • Course-centered, traditional curriculum.
  • Graduate assistantships sponsored each year across campus.

Program Distinctions

  • All Criminal Justice faculty have doctoral degrees and practitioner-based experience. 
  • The cost of completing is approximately $15,000 or $400 per credit for students enrolled in on campus courses. The cost for online courses is higher.

Graduate Director

Dr. Mario L. Hesse

Popular Careers

  • FBI agent
  • Police officer
  • Probation officer
  • Family services
  • Public safety specialist
  • Customs agent
  • Secret Service agent
  • Victim services 

Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
Inside U.S.
Fall June 15 (priority) August 1 (final) June 15 June 15 (Priority) Aug. 1 (Final)
Spring NA NA NA
Summer NA NA NA

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