Master of Science in Criminal Justice / Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging
Saint Joseph’s University

Program Details

The online M.S. in Criminal Justice from Saint Joseph’s University stresses theory and research, administration and managing effective change within the criminal justice system. Coursework shapes your knowledge in the latest criminal justice trends as well as leadership strategies for future success. The curriculum includes core courses on research methods and analysis, criminology theory, ethics and criminal justice and professional writing for law enforcement. With seven career-focused concentrations to choose from, coursework is optimized for your current and future career goals. Concentrations include General; Behavioral Analysis; Behavioral Management; Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging; Federal Law Enforcement; Homeland Security; Intelligence and Crime Analysis.The Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Concentration is designed to develop ethical leadership skills for increasingly diverse professional settings. You will gain a deep understanding of the social dynamics and constructs that result in implicit bias, discrimination and marginalization while learning to create an inclusive workplace culture where people feel valued and know that they belong. 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.

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Saint Joseph’s University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent