MA in Criminal Justice Courses & Curriculum
The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice serves a community of criminal justice professionals and scholars who are ready to achieve proficiency in criminal justice research, policy, and assessment. The program mission is to deliver an individualized and customized education that sharpens skills and provides new insights into the criminal justice professions. The program will foster ideals of equity and inclusion, promote creative and independent thinking, and equip post-graduates for success in a dynamic criminal justice system. Instruction is delivered through online plus, allowing students the opportunities to complete the degree entirely through online learning or to choose classes with a face-to-face experience. Coursework explores criminal justice leadership, systems, professions, ethics, and theory, and encourages learning plans with student-initiated research and investigations. The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice is an appropriate course of study for students interested in rehabilitation corrections, law enforcement, restorative justice, and preparation for doctoral work in criminal justice and related fields.