Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Sam Houston State University

Program Details

At Sam Houston State University, you can earn an online Master of Science in Criminal Justice to advance your justice career. Whether you are involved with security, social services, law enforcement or corrections this program encompasses true flexibility.  Your MS in Criminal Justice can be earned in two years while working full-time. The SHSU College of Criminal Justice faculty maintains strong ties with law enforcement and judicial communities nationwide, facilitating career placement that can take you to the next professional level as a:

  • Victim advocate
  • Corrections manager
  • Judge

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Sam Houston State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested