Whether you’re looking to advance in the criminal justice field or it’s time for a career change, the South University Master of Science in Criminal Justice online program can prepare you with the advanced expertise required for leadership within the law enforcement, correctional, political, and legal arenas.
Your online master’s in Criminal Justice degree courses will dive deep into the historical and contemporary criminal justice system, examining relationships among law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. You’ll also cover ethics, research methods, leadership, planning and innovation, personnel administration and management, and criminology—all helping to prepare you for leadership positions in the field.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
South University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of South University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC's website (www.sacscoc.org).
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA2.7 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested