The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (Justice Administration) at University of Louisville is designed for law enforcement, investigation, security or corrections professionals who want to earn their advanced degree from a highly reputable institution and who intend to pursue positions of leadership.
As the emerging issues related to crime, terrorism and criminal justice become more complex every day, more employers seek highly knowledgeable and skilled professionals who can effectively implement modern law enforcement methods, solve intricate criminal justice problems through evidence-based solutions, and contribute to advancement of the criminal justice and justice administration field.
Our online degree program in Criminal Justice prepares you to be that professional.
Core courses address the criminal justice system, theories of crime and delinquency, legal issues in criminal justice and advanced statistics and research methods. Elective courses address specialized topics within criminal justice such as capital punishment, violent crime, domestic violence, criminal justice in media, international terrorism, substance abuse and justice policy, and issues in policing and ethics in criminal justice practice.
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*Military Tuition Assistance: Active-duty is defined as "on orders" for 180 days or more.
The University of Louisville is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate, bachelor, master, specialist, doctoral, and first-professional degrees (D.M.D., J.D., M.D.).