The online criminal justice master's at Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. The courses built within the MSCJ curriculum were designed to shape students’ knowledge in research and the latest trends in criminal justice as well as in administrative strategies. The curriculum includes core courses on:
- Research Methods and Analysis
- Criminology Theory
- Ethics and Criminal Justice
- Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
With six career-focused concentrations, coursework is optimized for student’s current and future CJ specialized aspirations. The six concentrations students can select from include:
- Behavioral Analysis
- Behavioral Management
- Federal Law Enforcement
- Homeland Security
- Intelligence and Crime Analysis
Each concentration emphasizes criminological theory and research to provide you with foundational knowledge regarding the causes of crime and factors affecting it.
At Saint Joseph’s, you’ll learn from those who drive the industry and set the trends that the next generation of Criminal Justice leaders must embrace. Faculty sourced directly from the Criminal Justice field teach all courses in the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. The distinguished faulty ensure that students receive the latest and most relevant MSCJ education that aligns with individual career goals.
Behavior Management – Learn techniques and other strategies for modifying destructive behaviors, including those related to addiction and violence, among all populations, but particularly minors. Coursework emphasizes stress management, treatments for anti-social behavior, and the legal aspects of this type of treatment. This track is well-suited for those interested in working in human services and corrections.
- Official sealed transcript(s) of undergraduate/graduate coursework
- Personal Statement
- Two letters of recommendation
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education