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Criminal Justice Master's Degrees

Are you interested in advancing your knowledge of the justice system and becoming a more important part of the security, legal, or law enforcement organization that you already work for? Earning a master’s degree in criminal justice will make it possible for you to achieve a higher level of respect and a better salary in one of many positions in the field of private and public security, private investigation, event management, corrections and parolee services. Although there are many traditional programs that will allow you to earn a master’s degree in criminal justice, it is also possible to gain the training that you need online, from schools like Boston University.

Typically, most people are interested in pursuing their criminal studies at the graduate level because they feel that they would like to take the next step toward being placed in an administrative or managerial position at their current organization. You can research the additional educational requirements necessary for a career in criminal justice at our career center page.

Those that are able to commit at least two years to an advanced degree program will be able to build a much more competitive resume that their counterparts which only hold bachelor’s or lesser degrees. They will be eligible for positions at better organizations, and on average, they will earn thousands more dollars a year than other candidates.



Criminal Justice Schools

      
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  • Grand Canyon University

    There's still time to apply to Grand Canyon University and pursue your education. Learn more today!
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    Programs

    • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
    • M.S. in Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Liberty University

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.
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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
    • Master of Business Administration: Criminal Justice
    • Master of Science: Criminal Justice
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    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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  • South University, Online Programs

    As a student at South University, Online Programs you will receive the same quality instruction, variety of learning options and level of service found at the campus locations.
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    • Criminal Justice (MS)
    Location:
    Savannah: 709 Mall Boulevard, Savannah GA 31406
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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

    • MS/Criminal Justice - Forensic Science
    • MS/Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
    • MS/Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement and Corrections Administration
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    Location: Online

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  • Capella University

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    Programs

    • MS - Criminal Justice

    Location: Online

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  • Keiser University Graduate School

    Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience.

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    Programs

    • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
    • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale: 1500 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • Regent University

    Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose.
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    Programs

    • Master of Laws - American Legal Studies
    • Master of Public Administration in Law
    • Certificate in Law & Public Policy Certificate

    Location: Online

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  • Argosy University

    Welcome to Argosy University

    Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

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    Programs

    • Master of Law in Compliance
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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  • Utica College

    Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution located in upstate central New York.  The College offers regionally accredited online certificates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in healthcare, cybersecurity, financial crime, nursing, physical therapy, business, criminal justice, and data science.  All courses are taught by credentialed, highly experienced faculty with significant and ongoing accomplishments in their respective fields.

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    Programs

    • MBA Economic Crime and Fraud Management

    Location: Online

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  • Regis University - CPS

    Regis is a regionally accredited, 130-year-old Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. Inspired by the vision of St. Ignatius Loyola, we are dedicated to the pursuit of learning and truth in an effort to make positive change in our communities as well as ourselves.

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    • Master of Science in Criminology - Leadership Focus
    • Master of Science in Criminology - Cybercrime and Terrorism Focus
    • Master of Science in Criminology - Human Behavior Focus
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    Location:
    Denver: 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver CO 80221
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