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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

School Details

The University of Cincinnati is a large public university located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati is a research university and is a part of the University System in Ohio. Founded in 1819, UC is the second largest university in Ohio. UC has several nationally ranked programs such as architecture, musical theater, neurology, paleontology, anthropology, aerospace engineering, environmental science, law, medicine, and criminal justice. UC has several campuses including their uptown campus, several branch campuses, and research facilities. Cincinnati has over 600 programs and over 300 degree granting programs.

UC’s degree programs are offered at a variety of degree levels including associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral. UC offers online programs within areas of study such as early childhood education, medical laboratory science, health administration, criminal justice and taxation. Program completion length and required credit hours vary by program.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university
  • Official transcripts
  • Overall 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale) or higher from all previous undergraduate coursework; or a 2.75 GPA or higher with approved work experience, graduate work, or eligible GRE test scores
  • One letter of recommendation

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission