Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Program Details

The online MA in Criminal Justice degree program from CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is designed for those who wish to obtain a terminal master's degree as a credential for entry into the criminal justice professions, those who are employed in the criminal justice system and wish to expand their knowledge or broaden their perspectives, those already employed in the criminal justice system who seek to teach at the community college level or change jobs, and those interested in an academic career in higher education, who wish to obtain a master's degree before entering a doctoral program. The curriculum provides a range of electives to suit students' varying interests, as well as core classes in:

  • Criminology
  • Policing
  • Corrections
  • Judicial Studies
  • Quantitiative Research Methods
  • Policy Analysis

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)