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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

Michigan State University offers a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice for those looking to advance their background and education in the criminal justice and law enforcement systems. Students must have occupational experience in the field for this degree to be applicable and helpful.


  • A bachelor's degree from a recognized educational institution
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.20 or higher
  • Satisfactory scores on the Graduate Record Examination General Test or a satisfactory score on the Miller Analogies Test
  • Evidence of personal traits and characteristics considered important for scholarly performance
  • Occupational experience

Accreditation & Licensing

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


At present, MSU is not authorized to offer online programs/distance education to any residents of Arkansas or Maryland.