Program Overview

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is designed for criminal justice professionals seeking to advance their careers in law enforcement, corrections, court systems and academia. The curriculum serves as strong preparation for students interested in leadership and teaching roles in criminal justice.

This program is designed specifically to develop the knowledge base and skills essential to those who will become the leaders in policy development, planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. The Master of Science in Criminal Justice reflects the balance needed for leadership, along with the information base necessary to enhance responsible policy-making.

The MSCJ program prepares the student to:

  • work in a leadership role in a criminal justice environment
  • possess the knowledge and skills to secure a leadership position in the criminal justice field
  • demonstrate and support the professional and ethical standards expected of criminal justice professionals
  • possess the knowledge and skills to fulfill the policymaking responsibilities of a leader in a criminal justice related field

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    Baccalaureate degree earned with a CGPA of 2.0 or higher. Transcripts. Interview. Possible entrance essay.

    Restrictions

    Not authorized for residents of MA, NJ, and NY.

    School Overview

    Colorado Technical University is a for-profit institution of higher learning located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. CTU offers a variety of degree programs including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees. Established in 1965, Colorado Technical University began as a school that dealt primarily with training former military personnel in vocational and technical subjects. Today, CTU has grown into a much larger university with a wide variety of courses available to students. Colorado Technical University has a large online presence through their online degree programs. 

    Colorado Technical University offers programs in seven different schools of specialization including:

    • Business & Management
    • Engineering & Computer Science
    • Healthcare
    • Information Technology
    • Nursing
    • Project Management
    • Security Systems & Criminal Justice

    Within these schools, CTU offers several degree levels including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral.

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