Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Youngstown State University

Program Details

The online MS in Criminal Justice degree program from Youngstown State University is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in criminal justice leadership, organizational evaluation, and academic research. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Law & Criminal Justice
  • Administration & Management Theory
  • Applied Police Management
  • Managing Correctional Operations


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative grade point average in undergraduate work at the degree granting institution of at least 2.7 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Students having a cumulative undergraduate GPA below 2.7 must present a satisfac­tory score on the general test of the Graduate Record Exam, the Miller Analogies Test, or graduate-level subject specific exam as specified by the department of the major

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission