Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Central Missouri

Program Details

The online MS in Criminal Justice degree program from University of Central Missouri is designed for students aiming to enter and/or progress in the criminal justice fields of law enforcement, corrections, and juvenile justice. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Articulate knowledge of the major issues facing the criminal justice system in the nation and world
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the multidisciplinary criminal justice theories and their implications for policy
  • Access research, conduct original research, and apply research findings to problems with crime or the criminal justice system
  • Communicate in a knowledgeable and professional manner in a variety of academic and criminal justice settings
  • Demonstrate an advanced writing capacity with the ability to use and reference literature properly

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Central Missouri is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent