Master of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice
Missouri State University

Program Details

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.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Sociology, Criminology, or Criminal Justice
  • College transcripts
  • 3.00 GPA
  • Statement of intent
  • Three reference letters

School Accreditation Statement

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