Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of North Alabama

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program prepares students for employment in law enforcement, corrections, court administration, security and emergency management, and more.  Students will take required courses that provide knowledge on crime in America, research methods in the field, and criminological theory, and the rest of the program is comprised of electives that allow students to shape the curriculum to suit their interests and goals.  You can choose from a wide variety of electives, including:

  • Forensic Investigation
  • Victimology
  • Psychological Dimensions of Criminal Justice Practice
  • Contemporary Issues in Juvenile Justice 
  • Nature and Function of the American Judicial System


  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.75 GPA
  • GRE/MAT scores, if applicable
  • Letter(s) of recommendation 
  • Statement of purpose

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges