List of Accredited Online Degrees

Criminal Justice, Law, and Public Safety degree programs draw specific topics from each curriculum, as the programs of study have similar impact on domestic and societal developments. Important governmental institutions, in addition to private and non-profit organizations, support the need for well-educated and trained individuals in the areas of criminal justice and public safety. Each of the primary programs of study can be described as:

Sociology is the study of human society, which encompasses origins, development social groupings, and traditional and non-traditional organizations. The expansive social science is a foundational body of knowledge needed when analyzing the intricacies of human behavior. The field of Sociology can include social class, religion, welfare, government, politics, music, art, literature and anthropology to name a few. A sociologist is trained and educated to apply research and methodologies when analyzing past, present and future trends and events in a society. The goal of the traditional sociologist is to determine conclusive evidence, through scientific research, that will be applied to social programs, economic plans and a general understanding of human interaction.

Political science is focused on the study of state, government, and politics. Political science students engage in relationships serving as the foundation for political events and conditions, while deducing general ideas and concepts about the workings of politics. Political science draws information and inspiration from economics, law, sociology, history, anthropology, public administration, public policy, national politics, international relations, comparative politics, psychology, political organization, and political theory. The critical role of public administration as a practice in addition to an academic study comprises establishments engaged in governmental activities, such as the creation and interpretation of laws and the subsequent regulations and administration of programs based on the applicable jurisprudence. The activities include taxation, national defense, public order and safety, immigration services, foreign affairs, international assistance and the proper administration of government programs.

Criminal justice is a sought after career field by many professionals, and contributes to the safety and protection of a society. The multi-faceted program of study will introduce students to concepts of law creation, court systems, policing procedures, correction facilities in addition to the academic curriculum needed for a broad depth and breadth understanding of the discipline. A foundation in criminal justice will consist of a student learning the goals associated with enforcing laws, reducing crime, providing security and punishing those who infringe on established rules.

Graduates will use the learned foundations of a degree in the social science, especially in political science, sociology and criminal justice to enter careers as policy makers, lawyers, educators, business managers, government organizations and social workers. Successful students can pursue additional education in other concentrations to expand the core knowledge and become specialized in specific areas. Students may wish to become part of social groups to better comprehend the variance of ideas and considerable topics.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Utica College's online M.S. in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques.  Students advance knowledge and hands-on exp...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity / Cyber Operations

Utica College's online M.S. in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. The Cyber Operations specialization is designed for ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity / Electronic Crime

Utica College's online M.S. in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. The Electronic Crime specialization is designed for ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity / Malware Analysis

Utica College's online M.S. in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. The Malware Analysis specialization is designed for ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity / Intelligence

Utica College's online M.S. in Cybersecurity teaches students to proactively address ever-changing attack and infiltration techniques. The Intelligence specialization is designed for prof...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology / Cyber Security

Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Science in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity prepares you to enter the fast-growing, in-demand field of information technology. Gai...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    120
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Science in Cybersecurity & Information Assurance

With the ever-present risk of cyber-threats, there’s never been a more complex and exciting time to work in information systems security. Arm yourself with the knowledge and skills to take a...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    4
  • Credit Type:
    Per Term

Master of Science in Cyber Security

Offered through Liberty University is the Master of Science in Cyber Security. Consisting of 36 credit hours, students are required courses such as Advanced Topics in Computer Security, Ethics, Le...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Evangelical Christian

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    36
  • Credit Type:

MS - Digital Forensics

Capella University’s Master’s in Digital Forensics program prepares information security professionals for performance-effective computer forensics and the legal challenges associated ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    48
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

MS in Criminal Justice / Cybercrime &Technology

Give back to your community when you earn your Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree online from Ashford University. This graduate degree program develops your skills in forensics and cyber...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    39
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

Data breaches, cyberattacks, compromised personal information: these are some of the challenges companies, governments, and citizens face every day. Kaplan University’s Bachelor of Science i...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    180
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security

Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security prepares students to apply the technologies and procedures professionals use to secure business systems. By learning to identify security risks and create eff...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    Not applicable
  • Degree Level:
    Bachelor
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    127
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Business Security Certificate

Penn Foster offers a seven-course program that allows students to earn a Business Security Certificate. This program focuses on security management, loss prevention, and criminal justice. Prospect...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Primarily 2-year, Private for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Certificate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    7
  • Credit Type:
    courses

Master of Science in Security Studies / Cyber Security

UMass Lowell's Master of Science Degree in Security Studies: Cyber Security Concentration provides students with a deeper understanding of computer network security for both private and gove...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Master of Professional Studies / Cybersecurity

The Master of Professional Studies degree is a multi-disciplinary master's degree designed to meet emerging workforce development needs. A salient feature of the degree program is the 

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Not applicable

  • Degree Level:
    Master
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    30
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit
  • Master of Science in Cyber Security

    See Yourself Succeed in Cyber Security The master’s in cyber security online program provides an in-depth learning experience, with a core focus on network managemen...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      12
    • Credit Type:
      Per Course

    Master of Science in Cyber Security / Information Technology Management

    See Yourself Succeed in IT Management The MS in Cyber Security joins the university’s growing online portfolio of STEM programs. The cyber security graduate program ...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Master
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      12
    • Credit Type:
      Per Course

    Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies / Cybersecurity

    In the online Cybersecurity concentration program, students participate in practical, interactive coursework that covers the analytical and technical skills necessary to: Educate wo...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      120
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

    Learning Outcomes In addition, graduates of the Cybersecurity program will possess the skills and knowledge required to: Assess and apply cybersecurity prin...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Public, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      4
    • Credit Type:
      Per Year

    Graduate Certificate in Cybercrime

    The graduate certificate in Cybercrime examines the selection and use of digital forensics tools, techniques, and methods used to detect and verify cyber terrorism, cyber warfare, cyberstalking, a...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics

    The graduate certificate in Digital Forensics teaches you the innovative tools and leading industry methods for collecting and scientifically analyzing digital devices and data associated with cyb...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security

    The online Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Security combines educational theory with the technical skills required to meet information security needs across the enterprise. This online ...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Bachelor
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      122
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Undergraduate Certificate in Cybercrime Essentials

    The undergraduate certificate in Cybercrime Essentials presents digital forensics tools and techniques used to detect, recognize, document, and verify cybercrime, cyberterrorism, cyberwarfare, cyb...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Undergraduate Certificate in Cybersecurity

    The undergraduate certificate in Cybersecurity examines the digital forensics tools, techniques, and methods used by cyber analysts to detect cybercrime, cyber terrorism, cyber war, cyberstalking,...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

    Undergraduate Certificate in Digital Forensics

    The undergraduate certificate in Digital Forensics examines various forensics models to identify, preserve, collect, analyze, prepare, and present evidence for prosecuting cybercrime. The window o...

    • Sector of Institution:
      Private for-profit, 4-year or above
    • Religious Affiliation:

      Not applicable

    • Degree Level:
      Certificate
    • Delivery format:
      100% Online
    • Credit hrs to complete:
      18
    • Credit Type:
      Per Semester Credit

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