With our Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration, we focus on leadership development, offering students rigorous and engaging coursework on management, personnel administration, program evaluation and research methods. All of our instruction is grounded in civil and criminal judicial theory and practice, preparing students for careers or advanced education in law enforcement, homeland security, private security, corrections or law.
We offer four different tracks:
Generalist Track: Offered in traditional on-campus courses or through an online program, and aims to give students a comprehensive understanding of the inner workings of the entire criminal justice system, including law enforcement and corrections.
Correctional Track: Primarily designed for corrections professionals seeking advancement. Courses specific to this concentration include Correctional Management & Administration, Inmate Rights, and Contemporary Issues in Corrections.
Forensic Laboratory Management Track: The Forensic Laboratory Management Track is designed for those working or intending to work in a supervisory position within a crime laboratory.
Law Enforcement Track: Geared toward working law enforcement professionals seeking advancement to leadership roles. This 36-credit program includes six required for completion of this concentration, including Terrorism & Justice and Criminal Evidence.
Per Term (4 terms a year)
2019-2020 cost above is based on full-time status of six credits (typically two courses) at $1,000 per credit hour. Does not include fees, books and supplies.
As few as 18 months
Hybrid option (a combination of campus and online courses) is available for all tracks above.