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

UC's online Master of Science in Criminal Justice is an in-depth examination into the advanced theories and practices essential to success in the field of criminal justice and criminology. The coursework is designed to improve your analytic and communication skills —essential proficiencies that can help you advance in your field. With the concentration in Law Enforcement & Crime Prevention, you can customize your master's degree to focus on the areas that matter most to you.

Michael Kilbane

2006 Graduate

“This degree gives you an incredible competitive advantage…”

Read more about how this degree helped Michael

Law Enforcement & Crime Prevention Concentration

Examine contemporary problems and issues in law enforcement, as well as policing strategies that "work" and "don’t work." Courses in this concentration include:
  • Seminar in Police Effectiveness
  • Applied Crime Prevention
  • Seminar in Law and Social Control

Demand Excellence. Command Respect.

There are a lot of online degree programs out there, so it is imperative that you find a reputable program that you and your peers will be proud of.
  • Educational Viability: UC is a true brick and mortar, nonprofit university that traces its origins to 1819.
  • Reputation: U.S. News & World Report has ranked UC’s Criminal Justice program #3 in the Nation.
  • Strong Alumni Network: The online program has graduated more than 1,500 people since 2001.
  • Knowledgeable Faculty: UC’s online program is taught by the same full-time faculty who teach on campus — the same professors who are ranked #1 by The Journal of Criminal Justice.

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