Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Louisville

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program provides the knowledge and training individuals need to advance their careers in this field.  The curriculum includes an overview of the criminal justice system, theories of crime and delinquency, legal issues in criminal justice, and advanced statistics and research methods.  You can take courses in specialized areas including capital punishment, violent crime, domestic violence, criminal justice in media, international terrorism, substance abuse and justice policy, and issues in policing and ethics in criminal justice practice.


  • Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent earned from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Official transcripts 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Minimum 292 combined quantitative and verbal scores on the GRE
  • Two recommendations
  • An original essay

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges