Criminal Justice - Master of Science

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The Criminal Justice & Forensic Investigation Department offers courses leading to the Master of Science with a major in criminal justice. The department also offers an area of concentration in criminal justice within the Master of Public Administration degree program.

Potential Careers

  • Law Enforcement
  • Victim Advocate
  • Crime Analyst
  • Crime Reduction/Prevention 
  • Policy Analyst
  • Corrections Officer
  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • State and Federal Courts
  • Private Security

Median Annual Salary

Law Enforcement $52,505
Victim Advocate $35,523
Crime Analyst $50,406
Crime Reduction/Prevention $46,244
Policy Analyst $62,733
Corrections Officer $44,825
Probation/Parole Officer $44,793
State and Federal Courts $39,579
Private Security $32,130

Additional Facts

CJ graduate classes are offered in-person or 100% online.