Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Southern California

Program Details

The online master’s degree in Criminal Justice at USC is tailored for those who wish to advance into leadership roles in law enforcement and criminal justice. Courses will prepare you to make ethical and skilled decisions. Subject areas range from broader areas of criminal justice analysis and ethical decision practices to specifics in juvenile justice, corrections and investigations.

Offered 100% online, students can choose to enroll in either a one-year or two-year track.


  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from every postsecondary school attended
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission