Master of Science in Criminal Justice
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The Master of Science in criminal justice (MSCJ) program is an accelerated degree program that provides education for both pre- and mid-career individuals serving their communities as law enforcement, corrections, or court practitioners. The curriculum is designed to prepare these professionals to assume key leadership roles within the justice system or the private sector.

Learn more about the course degree requirements for the Master of Science in criminal justice.


What can I do with a Master of Science in criminal justice degree?

The Master of Science in criminal justice program prepares you to assume key leadership roles as a professional working in a variety of criminal justice areas:

  • Fire safety
  • Law enforcement
  • Social work and many other fields 

You will graduate with the ability to analyze criminal justice issues and implement change within the criminal justice system. Develop skills in program planning and evaluation, policy formation, and analysis. Hone your ability to think critically.

Learn more about the potential career possibilities with a Master of Science in criminal justice.


Is a graduate program in criminal justice right for me?

Do you work? Most likely, the answer is yes. The Master of Science with a major in criminal justice program was designed for working professionals like you. The criminal justice master’s program consists of 13 courses offered online or on campus. You can complete the criminal justice graduate degree in 12 months. Courses consist of eight-week terms.

Pursuing this degree could open doors for you to pursue a variety of opportunities. Whether you plan to enhance your career in criminal justice, teach, or pursue a doctorate, a degree from Trine will give you the competitive edge you need to be successful. Apply today.