Are you someone who values community, laws and serving others? If so, a master’s degree in criminal justice may be the right fit for you.
From police executive to FBI special agent to a criminal justice policy analyst or professor, earning your Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree opens the door to a wide variety of different job opportunities stretching across a multitude of fields. The best part about completing our online Master’s in Criminal Justice program is having the ability to uphold your values by serving others throughout your career.
Past graduates have found our online criminal justice master’s program to be extremely valuable in obtaining a wide range of employment within the criminal justice system. Some of our alumni are currently employed in such positions and agencies as:
Criminal Justice Salaries
Because of the significant challenges inherent in many law enforcement careers, as well as the vital importance of this field to the fabric our society, many criminal justice and law enforcement disciplines tend to be well-compensated in terms of salary and benefits; with some employers offering pay increases to those who earn an advanced degree. In addition, a master’s degree in criminal justice also gives you a competitive edge when applying for a wide variety of senior staff and leadership roles.
“Every course was applicable in my current role as a Probation and Parole Officer. I was able to incorporate some of the evidence-based practices in my everyday work and apply my own experience to my course work.”
Programs can be completed full-time or part-time. Many programs are set up to be part-time, with most containing fewer than 10 credit hours in any given semester. We know you have a lot going on, so want to make sure that school can fit into your schedule. Note: There are some exceptions.
No. your degree will be conferred by the University of Cincinnati, which will also be reflected on your transcripts and degree.
Yes. Many of our students qualify for some type of financial aid.
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The University of Cincinnati is one of the first institutions to offer online courses. Innovation in education is at the forefront of what we do. We have expanded the convenience and quality of our online learning to online degree programs. Today, we offer nearly 100 degrees from undergraduate to doctoral programs.
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