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Master’s in Criminal Justice, MS

Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Ready to take the lead in serving justice and your career? A Master’s in Criminal Justice can prepare you for a leadership role in the courts, law enforcement, or corrections.  

Designed for professionals currently serving in the field, this 100% online degree builds on expertise in criminal law and theory and constitutional law, as well as leadership topics in criminal justice, such as ethical practices, critical thinking, and decision making within criminal justice settings.

Graduates are equipped to pursue roles in criminal justice at the local, state, and federal levels.

Program at a Glance

33-39

Credit Hours

$551

Cost per Credit

100%

Online

Global

Accelerated Learning

Global Spotlight

At Lindenwood, we’ve designed a more accelerated, career-focused education model rooted in a 190-year-plus history of academic excellence, propelled by the aspirations of students like you.

  • Accelerated
  • Personalized
  • Accessible Learning
  • Student-Focused

Career Spotlights

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

  • Transfer up to nine credits
  • Capstone project opportunity
  • Industry-driven criminal justice curriculum

Course Spotlights

Being an online student doesn’t mean that you will sacrifice access to the tools, resources, support, and community that you would have through a traditional on-campus program. In fact, you will still get the college experience — just at an affordable price from the comfort of your home.

Transfer up to 9 Credits

Complete your Master’s in Criminal Justice degree even faster by transferring credits from your previous learning experiences. Save time and money on your education!

Accelerated Degree Completion

Complete your Master’s in Criminal Justice in as little as 18 months online, and transfer your learning directly to the field even before you graduate.

Capstone Project Opportunity

Reinforce your classroom learning in criminal justice administration through a capstone project experience. Apply a cumulative understanding of your coursework through your capstone project.

Industry-Driven Criminal Justice Administration Curriculum

From instructors rooted in real-world expertise in areas such as public policy and criminal justice; ethics in criminal justice administration and constitutional law to coursework that aligns with practices in the field, your Master’s in Criminal Justice Administration degree program will connect classroom with your career through immersive, experiential learning in your area of interest.

Why Choose Lindenwood University Online?

Since 1832, Lindenwood University has served students worldwide with affordable, high-quality academic programs providing real experience and real success. After nearly 200 years of academic excellence, Lindenwood is committed to a set of core values, including integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity, and community.

Quality

Quality

We evolve our online degree programs to reflect the latest in academic research and innovation and to meet the top standards of higher education.

Affordability

Affordability

We are committed to offering our students studying online low tuition rates on top of multiple ways to save on your education.

Career-Focused

Career-Focused

Our programs align curriculum to industry realities from experienced instructors who share real-world insights.

Support

Support

We employ experts who are dedicated to helping our students with financial aid planning, enrollment counseling, tutoring services, and more.

We are committed to helping you succeed.

Throughout each step of your online degree program, you will receive support. From enrollment and tuition planning to staying on the right track, your support team is there to ensure your success.

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