The online MS in Criminology & Criminal Justice degree program from Missouri State University prepares students to:
Critically analyze and assess justice-relevant policy options
Apply effective leadership and managerial strategies to strengthen agency practice
Engage in theoretically-grounded criminal justice policymaking
Use advanced research techniques to improve agency operations and control crime
Graduates are equipped to pursue careers in areas including federal, state, and local law enforcement, county jails, federal and state prisons, juvenile justice organizations, child victim advocacy, homeland security, and counter-terrorism.
Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice
Statement of intent
Three reference letters
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
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