Master of Science in Legal Studies / Criminal Justice
California University of Pennsylvania

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Legal Studies with a concentration in Criminal Justice program allows students to better understand the functions and processes of the justice system.  The curriculum prepares students for career advancement in the field and presents new opportunities.  Core topics focus on financial investigations, criminal justice organization and management, justice studies, sexual assault investigations, and the law and police process.  You can also choose electives that best meet your interests and goals, including courses in polygraph and lie detection, domestic extremism, digital imaging and forensic photography, law and public policy, science and forensic applications, and other specialized areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.00 
  • Students with a GPA below 3.00 may apply for conditional admission
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education