Master of Advanced Study in Criminology, Law & Society
University of California-Irvine

Program Details

The Master of Advanced Study in Criminology, Law & Society is an online criminal justice degree from the University of California-Irvine.  This program is designed for individuals interested in leadership positions in such fields as corrections, law enforcement, social services, probation/parole, and other public administrative roles.  Students will complete all but one course online, allowing those with work and family commitments to still complete this program through distance learning.  The curriculum examines crime and deviance, punishment and social control, law creation, law enforcement, major theories and philosophies of law, and more.  You will examine how current issues relate to criminal justice and explore such contemporary areas as cybersecurity and cybercrime, immigration, hate crime and more as you develop skills in leadership and research. 

Possible courses in this online criminal justice degree include:

  • Police, Courts, and Corrections
  • Public Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice
  • Immigration in the U.S.
  • Preventing Errors of Justice
  • Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and Society

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of California-Irvine is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent