Program Overview

Midwestern State University offers the fully online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice. This degree is designed to prepare graduate students in conducting research and actively participating in the development of knowledge in the areas of criminological theory, crime control, and correctional and police administration.

Career opportunities:

  • Law enforcement
  • Corrections or rehabilitation
  • Criminal justice system

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    • Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in an allied field
    • Official transcripts of all academic work previously undertaken
    • Letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors
    • Personal interview (in some cases)
    • Personal essay of the applicant’s career goals and aspirations

    Restrictions

    Midwestern State University is a member of NCSARA. Online degrees may not be available in non-participating states and institutions. Prospective students should verify degree authorization for their state of residence prior to enrollment.

    School Overview

    Midwestern State University offers online bachelor’s, masters, and post-graduate programs. Students can complete online nursing and health science degrees, or choose from a number of other fields, such as business, criminal justice, education, and human resources.

    Founded in 1922, the University commits to providing liberal arts studies ranging from associate’s to graduate programs. Core values include excellence in education, intellectual curiosity, respect, stewardship and service, and more. 

    Programs are housed within seven schools.

    • College of Science & Math
    • Dillard College of Business Administration
    • Lamar D Fain College of Fine Arts
    • Gunn College of Health Sciences & Human Services
    • Prothro Yeager College of Humanities & Social Sciences
    • West College of Education
    • McAda Graduate School

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