Criminal Justice (Master's)

Criminal Justice (Master's)

Master's Degree

The 21st century American justice system needs professionals with management skills and a thorough understanding of the criminal justice system.

The master's degree in Criminal Justice from Virginia College online programs is ideal if you have law enforcement or criminal justice experience and seek serious advancement, or, if you already hold your bachelor's degree and desire a career in the field of law enforcement.

This Criminal Justice program provides an advanced and in-depth study of the criminal justice system from a management and administrative viewpoint. The program is designed to prepare graduates to seek leadership and managerial roles at local, state and federal levels in the criminal justice system.

The online curriculum is designed to prepare students to critique the issues and decisions made at administrative levels in the criminal justice system, conduct social science research, interpret criminological theories to explain criminal and deviant behavior, and conduct detailed research, analysis and reporting.

While additional police academy training may be necessary for law enforcement positions, the Criminal Justice master's degree program from Virginia College will help you prepare for a variety of advanced and/or managerial positions.

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Virginia College is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools. Learn more about our online master of criminal justice program by completing our Request More Information form or by calling us toll free at 888-827-7770.

Find out more about earning a master of criminal justice degree online. If you qualify for financial aid, we’ll help you get it. The Virginia College faculty and staff are always available to make sure you get the most from your online college education experience.

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