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Methodist University Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Methodist University Online

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Online USA

12 Months


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Prepare to lead in any branch of the competitive criminal justice industry with Methodist University's 100% online MS in Criminal Justice. Through flexible online coursework designed by respected experts in the field, you'll gain a social science perspective on the causation, prevention, control, and treatment of criminal behavior. Students in this program also have the opportunity to build a deeper understanding of emerging trends in criminal justice, including digital forensics, cybercrime, and juvenile justice.

As the field of criminal justice grows and evolves, professionals with advanced degrees and a deeper understanding of crime and criminality are in high demand. In MU's program, you'll prepare for leadership roles by building skills in interpersonal communications, program and policy development, community organization, planning, and research. You'll also gain a holistic view of the behaviors, conditions, and circumstances that produce crime and complete a Capstone project to showcase essential industry knowledge of criminological theory, research methods, correctional philosophies, modern policing strategies, and more.

Study at your own pace and graduate ready to advance in the criminal justice industry and pursue leadership roles in law enforcement, corrections, victim advocacy, and other fields. Financial aid is available, and military-affiliated students may qualify for added savings. No GRE/GMAT required. Graduate in as little as 12 months.

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