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Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice

By earning a master’s degree in Criminal justice you can further your career and enhance your professional skills and knowledge while qualifying your self for career advancement opportunities in your current career or in a myriad of other criminal justice fields. Master’s degrees in criminal justice are designed for seasoned criminal justice professionals and those possessing previous criminal justice education.

Master’s Degrees in Criminal Justice:

Capella University
Degree programs in criminal justice are offered through the School of Human Services at Capella University. Designed to create professionals who are able to recognize and successfully deal with the complex issues that encircle criminal activity, these programs focus on developing counseling skills and competence in working with criminally minded individuals. In addition, great emphasis is placed on the clinical and social issues involved with this line of work.
The following criminal justice degrees are offered online through Capella University:

  • Master’s Degree in Human Services / Criminal Justice

    Intended for professionals who have previously earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, or other related social sciences field, including family service specialists, caseworkers, police officers, juveniles specialists, marshals, sheriffs, federal government agents, as well as probation and parole officers, the Master’s in Human Services/Criminal Justice degree program can help further your career in criminal justice, corrections, or as officer of the court. Individuals possessing a bachelor’s degree who are striving towards entry-level positions in criminal justice or corrections may also find this program useful.

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University of Cincinnati
The following online master’s degree in criminal justice is available through the University of Cincinnati:

  • Master of Science in Criminal Justice

    Intended for professionals who are currently working in a division of the criminal justice system, this program seeks to enhance current skills and knowledge through a 48-credit course that can generally be completed in two years. Equipped with a strong base of applicable knowledge, graduates will then be prepared to assume leadership positions, and to respond to up-and-coming developments within their field.

After you have successfully completed this program you will be awarded with a Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.