Criminal Justice

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UC Online Criminal Justice Programs By Degree

The University of Cincinnati’s online Bachelor and Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree programs are built to provide students with the understanding of the criminal justice process. The demand for individuals in criminal justice continues to grow. Offered entirely online, students may enroll in the spring, summer and fall semesters. Students, on average, are able to complete UC’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree within two to Four years, or a Master’s in Criminal Justice degree in as few as two years of dedicated part-time study or one year of full-time study.

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Our online Master’s in Criminal Justice program is ranked 9th best in the country for 2021 and the School of Criminal Justice is consistently ranked among the top 15 Best Criminal Justice Schools by U.S. News & World Report. This online MS in Criminal Justice program also ranks as the 8th best for veterans by the same publisher.

Why University of Cincinnati Online?

Learn from National Renowned Faculty
The real-world focused faculty at UC are relevant, inspiring, attentive, supportive and connected!
Start-to-Graduation Support
Student Success Coordinators are available to students enrolled in online programs - they are your on-campus partner who can help you manage your time and whatever you need to get you to graduation.
Affordable Financial Support
Financial aid packages can help make your tuition more affordable. Currently, nearly all students at UC Online are eligible for some form of financial aid or assistance.
Career Advancement
Gain cutting-edge marketability, knowledge and skills to increase your earning potential and quality of life.
Academic Accreditation
The University of Cincinnati, a premier research and higher learning institution, ranks in the top tier of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report and is fully accredited nationally.
The program is designed for working professionals that need the flexibility of online classes.