Program Overview

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares students to be leaders in their chosen professions and provides the necessary understanding of the system as a whole. The master’s degree also equips students desiring to receive a terminal degree in criminal justice, criminology or related fields.

Occupations with criminal justice graduate degrees:

  • Professor/Instructor
  • Criminal Profiler
  • Federal Probation Officer
  • Criminologist
  • Criminal Investigator

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


    • Hold a masters or higher degree from a regionally accredited university. No test score is required. An official transcript showing completion of a master’s or higher degree is required. OR
    • Hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) or a 3.0 grade point average on the last 30 semester hours. All hours attempted in the term in which the 30 semester hours were reached will be used to calculate the grade point average. All transcripts from all colleges or universities attended are required. AND
    • Have an acceptable score on the appropriate entrance exam [GRE 290 (850 on the old exam) (verbal plus quantitative), MAT 385 or GMAT 380].

    School Overview

    If you are interested in advancing your career opportunities, choose Troy University. Our interactive academic environment encourages the highest academic development of students by providing quality programs, challenging research opportunities, superior teaching, scholarship and public service. We also offer bachelor's and master’s degree courses, both in-class and online, in programs such as business administration, management, public administration, human resource management, criminal justice, international relations, post-secondary education and more. Troy University offers more than just a degree; you get a global learning experience that serves all the dimensions of your life. At TROY, we’ll prepare you to make more than a living. We’ll prepare you to make a life. If you are ready to take the challenge, TROY is ready to help you develop the professional skills and academic competencies needed to achieve your goals. Join our more than 140,000 graduates worldwide who found in TROY, and in themselves, a calling to serve and lead in their communities. That’s the warrior spirit. And it’s alive and well at Troy University. 


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