Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Houston-Downtown

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program prepares students to be leaders in the criminal justice system in careers including the areas of computer forensics, community relations, intelligence and investigative services, market research, medical science, and more.  The curriculum develops leadership and critical thinking skills while increasing knowledge in criminology theory, program evaluation, and criminal justice administration.  You will take courses including:

  • Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Quantitative Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • Advanced Criminology
  • Administration in Criminal Justice
  • Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Houston-Downtown is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)