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Law & Justice Master's Degrees

A master’s degree in law and justice is designed to provide students with a more in-depth understanding of the issues and practices in this field to advance their careers. Professionals working within the legal system may undertake this type of program to specialize in a particular aspect of the justice process. A master’s degree in law and justice is likely to include courses that focus on research and analysis skills along with courses to develop managerial skills. Capella University offers a master’s level program in public safety/criminal justice. Colorado Technical University Online also offers a master’s degree program with a concentration in criminal justice that is intended to address the issues relevant to administrative roles in this field.

A master’s degree in law and justice is best suited for professionals already working in this field who are looking to take on more responsibilities in terms of management and policy decisions. Research the education requirements for specific law and justice field careers at our law and justice career center page.

Those with a master’s degree in the law and justice fields can expect to find employment in both the private and public sectors, most often with local or state government agencies.  An individual with a master’s degree can expect to earn significantly more than an individual with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in the same field.



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  • Grand Canyon University

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    • 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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    • Master of Science: Criminal Justice
    • Master of Science: Criminal Justice: Public Administration
    • Master of Science in Criminal Justice – Homeland Security
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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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  • California University of Pennsylvania

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    • Applied Criminology (Master of Arts) - Online
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    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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  • Capella University

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    • MS - Criminal Justice

    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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    Denver: 3333 Regis Boulevard, Denver CO 80221
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  • Argosy University

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    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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    • Master of Law in Compliance
    Location:
    Phoenix: 2233 West Dunlap Ave., Phoenix AZ 85021
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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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    • 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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  • Saint Joseph's University

    Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs both online and on campus. Guided by a faculty committed to both teaching and scholarship, students develop intellectually, spiritually and emotionally through a unique curriculum, and advanced study in a chosen discipline.

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    • MS in Criminal Justice - General Track
    • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Management Track
    • MS in Criminal Justice - Behavior Analysis Track
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