Up to 12 credits of transfer credit
Career opportunities in law enforcement, the courts, and more.
Financial aid for those who qualify**
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* Time to degree completion is an estimate, not intended as a guarantee, and can vary based on many case-by-case factors.
Keiser University’s Master of Arts in Criminal Justice offers a thorough overview of the various elements involved in the justice system—from keeping the peace within and around communities to fighting crime in its various forms. Coursework for the master’s in criminal justice explores every aspect of the criminal justice system, including correctional systems, law enforcement, court systems, criminal justice and criminology theory, criminal justice research, criminal justice policy, and juvenile justice. Students will also investigate thematic areas such as gender, race, ethics, and professionalism as well as management and leadership in criminal justice.
Featuring a “Student First” mentality, Keiser University is committed to providing the education students need to excel in their careers and their lives—whether that is in our master’s in criminal justice program or one of dozens of other graduate programs. Our commitment to putting students first leads us to offer a number of learning options, including both on-campus and online delivery formats.
Through our criminal justice master’s program, we help criminology students gain the skills and expertise needed to pursue relevant leadership positions in a variety of fields, including law enforcement and the criminal justice system.
The master’s in criminal justice program is designed to help current and aspiring law enforcement and public service professionals advance their understanding of every facet of criminal justice—justice system, criminology, courts, and more—so they can advance in their careers.
Keiser University’s MACJ program enables students to contribute to the criminal justice profession and fosters independent learning. Students will learn how to:
To receive a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree, students must earn 33 graduate semester credit hours. Program requirements are as follows:
|Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Courses|
|Seminar in Criminal Justice (Prerequisite course)||3.0 credit hours|
|Seminar in Law Enforcement||3.0 credit hours|
|Seminar in Court Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Seminar in Correctional Systems||3.0 credit hours|
|Theory in Criminology and Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Conflict Analysis and Resolution||3.0 credit hours|
|Professionalism and Ethics in Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Juvenile Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Research Methods in Criminal Justice||3.0 credit hours|
|Capstone||3.0 credit hours|
Upon graduation from our master’s in criminal justice degree program, you will have earned a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice as well as gained the abilities you need to:
Through this advanced criminal justice degree program, you will possess a deeper understanding of criminology as well as the skills needed to pursue and excel in relevant leadership opportunities such as:
Whether you can come to campus or you need to earn your master’s in criminal justice online, Keiser University has the education you need to elevate your criminal justice career! Learn more about our Master of Arts in Criminal Justice today by Requesting More Info now!