Master of Criminal Justice
University of Colorado Denver

Program Details

The online Master of Criminal Justice program is designed for individuals preparing for careers in the criminal justice field in a variety of areas including law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, hate crimes, and more.  The interdisciplinary curriculum teaches students about criminology and the criminal justice system while focusing on law enforcement, the judiciary, correctional systems, juvenile justice, and the formulation of laws and codes.  Students have the option of choosing a concentration.  Available concentrations include:

  • Crime Analyst
  • Emergency Management and Homeland Security
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Nonprofit Organizations

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Colorado Denver is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent