Criminal Justice M.S.

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Program Type:
Online Master
College:
Health and Public Affairs

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 (M.P.A. + M.S.CJ)
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 M.P.A. + M.S.CJ. 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.

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Access. Innovation. Impact.

These are the core values at UCF, and our community of thinkers, helpers and makers pushes boundaries and shifts paradigms to solve the world’s most pressing problems. A great university can unleash the potential to change the world. Listed as one of the most innovative universities in the nation by the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges 2016 Guide, UCF specializes in providing high-quality distance learning options for those talented students and working professionals who are unable to physically attend our Orlando campus or our 12 Central Florida locations.

Career Opportunities

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

Tuition and Fees

UCF is ranked as a best-value university by Kiplinger's and one of the nation's most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$327.32 per credit hour*

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UCF is ranked as a best-value university by Kiplinger's and one of the nation's most affordable colleges by Forbes.

$694.82 per credit hour*

*Visit our Tuition and Fees Website for more information on the cost of this degree.

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