Master of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice
California State University-Long Beach

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice program blends theory and industry standard practices for those in law enforcement, the courts, corrections, private security, and probation and parole. The curriculum covers topics including police organization and management, crime and public policy, theories of crime causation, and ethics and diversity. 

Individuals in the criminal justice system with master’s degrees have a competitive edge in the job market. This program is ideal for working professionals interested in supervisory positions. You will work side by side with instructors who are experts in criminology as well as peers who are passionate about making their communities safer places.

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California State University-Long Beach is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent