Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice

A Historic University.
An Unmatched Program.

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Earn Your Master's Online from a Top 3 Criminal Justice School

The University of Cincinnati is ranked among the Top 3 Criminal Justice Schools in the nation (U.S. News & World Report, 2010), and it’s the only one of those schools to offer its acclaimed degree online. Designed for working professionals like you, this nationally renowned master’s degree boasts one of the most highly regarded programs at a cost competitive with similar graduate-level programs.

Michael Ramon

2010 Graduate, US Marshal

“My UC education opened my eyes to a variety of problems and issues in criminal justice…”

Read more about how this degree helped Michael

This is your program

  • 100% online – continue your efforts in your community
  • Graduate in just 2 years (or 1 year with our full-time track)
  • A dedicated personal advisor throughout the program
  • Affordability – ranked as a Top 100 Elite Value
  • Your faculty is ranked #1 in publishing research (Journal of Criminal Justice, 2007)
  • Offer a curriculum that combines cutting-edge theory with real-world application


Graduates find that the authority of the federal government provides a more personally engaging career with respect to responsibilities and the greater number of activities which they are able to perform. Learn more about using your talents with a career in the federal government..

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