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Master of Science in Justice Administration

Career Info >Master of Science in Justice Administration online degree at the University of Louisville Online

Industry Growth

Most employment sectors of criminal justice are expected to grow 11% between 2006 and 2016.
- US Bureau of Labor Statistics,


Our MSJA online degree students and graduates work in various law enforcement and/or criminal justice areas and hold various positions, including:

  • Correctional treatment specialists
  • Corrections officers
  • Court managers
  • Court referral officers
  • Crime prevention officers
  • Criminal investigators
  • Criminal justice planners
  • Criminal records managers
  • Juvenile service workers
  • Police officers
  • Probation and parole officers
  • Security specialists
  • Special agents
  • Victim advocates

Salary Statistics

According to the job search assistance web site,, professionals with a master's degree in Justice Administration may obtain an average salary increase of $20,000 per year.

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