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Justice Administration and Crime Management Degree - Master of Science

Program Details

The Master of Science in Justice Administration and Crime Management, offered in-class and online, allows students to develop the knowledge and competencies needed to assume leadership roles within the field of Criminal Justice. The courses in this cohort program are designed to be taken in the order listed.

The goals of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and Crime Management program are to enable students to develop critical thinking skills, and the ability to review, analyze, and disseminate applied theoretical knowledge pertaining to criminal justice administration. In addition, this program prepares students for instructional positions within the academic community as well as admission to other graduate programs.

This program provides a strong foundation in business, administration, law, policy, economics and criminological theory.  It is a program for the well-educated criminal justice professional who must be armed with diverse skills, and is designed for the working professional who wants to pursue advanced education.


Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or a U.S. equivalent degree from a nationally or internationally accredited college or university. A GPA of 2.5 or better Colleges may require letters of recommendation and essays in certain circumstances.

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Bellevue University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCACS).