Program Overview

The online Master of Criminal Justice degree at South University advances the careers of professionals who desire to work as leaders in law enforcement, correctional institutions, government agencies, and other legal organizations. Prerequisites for entry into the graduate program is limited to students that have a bachelor’s degree in a related field, such as: criminology, psychology, business or public administration, anthropology, political science, sociology, or an other related social sciences degree.

Students must complete 28 foundation credits of study in addition to 16 credit hours of program electives. Foundation courses focus on theories and concepts in regards to criminology and the criminal justice system, ethics, and organizational leadership. Electives range in studies from juvenile justice to homeland security. The Applied Professional Project is the capstone course that culminates the degree program.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

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    Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative GPA of 2.7; or a bachelor’s degree with GRE minimum test scores in verbal (450), quantitative (450), and a 3.5-4.0 in analytical; or a bachelor’s degree and a MAT test score with a minimum of 402.

    Restrictions

    Not all online programs at South University are available to residents of all states including those who live in OR, TN, MA, AL and DC.

    The following states require students to complete specific course requirements in accordance with their state’s guidelines: Arkansas, Minnesota.

    School Overview

    South University is a private academic institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities for the intellectual, social, and professional development of a diverse student population.

    To achieve this purpose, the institution offers focused and balanced curricula at the associate’s, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral levels. A broad-based core curriculum is offered, promoting critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication, and skills for life-long learning. Additionally, the University focuses on developing the requisites to pursue and appreciate knowledge.

    South University’s approach to higher education and the resulting varied academic experiences provide students with the intellectual acumen and pragmatic approach necessary to create the foundation for personal and professional fulfillment.

    South University can provide a comprehensive education that instills within its students a philosophy that values not only learning and professionalism, but also contribution and commitment to the advancement of community.

    South University welcomes those individuals who seek educational challenges. To this end, the University provides a learning environment, both on campus and online, that helps students identify goals and the means to achieve them. With this philosophy in mind, students learn by interacting with a community of faculty, staff, and administration dedicated to South University’s academic purpose.

    Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Administrative office: South University, 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah, GA 31406-4805 © 2016 South University. All rights reserved. Our email address is materialsreview@southuniversity.edu.

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