Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Program Details

The online criminal justice degree features integrated, academically rigorous, and empirically – oriented criminal justice courses. The online criminal justice master's degree program serves students who:

  • seek a master's degree as a prerequisite for entry into the criminal justice field;
  • are currently in service in the criminal justice system and wish to broaden their skills by obtaining job related knowledge and expertise;
  • are in the criminal justice system seeking to specialize and/or work in some other area of the system;
  • are in the system or pre-service and wish to obtain the training and expertise necessary for teaching criminal justice courses.


  • A bachelor degree is required
  • Statement of goals
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official Transcript
  • GRE, GMAT or MAT test scores

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education