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Program at a Glance

Program at a Glance

Type
Online Master
College
Community Innovation and Education
36 Credit Hours
$327.32 per credit hour
$694.82 per credit hour
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The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice offers students an in-depth exploration of the complex and changing world of criminal justice. The historical, political, economic and philosophical forces shaping crime and punishment in the U.S. are examined. Students also learn valuable qualitative and quantitative research and computer skills. The importance of advanced education in criminal justice beyond the bachelor’s degree is increasingly recognized by employers in Central Florida and throughout the U.S.

Master of Public Administration and Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MPA + MSCJ)
The School of Public Administration and Department of Criminal Justice also offer a new online dual degree program in which students earn both a Master of Public Administration and Master of Science in Criminal Justice. This online dual degree program provides the opportunity for students to earn both a Master of Public Administration and Master of Science in Criminal Justice concurrently. Students successfully completing the MPA + MSCJ dual degree program will have the skills and analytical techniques for careers in both criminal justice and public administration. After successful completion of the dual degree program, students will receive two diplomas, one for the MS in Criminal Justice and one for the Master of Public Administration.


Career Opportunities

  • correctional office supervisor
  • criminal profiler
  • customs agent
  • FBI agent
  • police and detective supervisor
  • police detective
  • U.S. Marshal