Why Criminal Justice at UofL
1. Nationally recognized Justice program
2. Our dedicated staff is always seeking opportunities for job placement openings in the industry
3. Our Curriculum allows you to focus in an area that interests you!
AccreditationThe 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.).
Master of Science in Justice Administration
The University of Louisville offers an Online Degree in the field of Criminal Justice. The flexible format that is 100% online enables you to advance your career and increase your earning potential by getting a Master of Science in Administration of Justice.
This masters degree in criminal justice requires a minimum of 36 credits for completion: a core of 15 hours, 18 hours of electives and 3 credits for the completion of a professional paper. The core curriculum includes an overview of the criminal justice system, theories of crime and delinquency, legal issues in criminal justice, and advanced statistics and research methods. Elective courses cover 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.
To learn more about advancing your education at UofL in the field of criminal justice, simply fill out the form on the right.
About UofL Online
UofL offers 100% online degree programs so that you can complete a bachelor's, master's, or certificate program without ever entering a traditional classroom. Online programs at UofL are user friendly, allowing you to interact directly with instructors and classmates through Blackboard, the university’s online delivery software.