The Master of Science with a Criminal Justice Major provides an advanced education for individuals serving their communities in law enforcement, corrections, fire safety, social work, and other related fields in both the public and private sectors. This newly updated degree now focuses on two of the most relevant areas of criminal justice, crisis intervention and child welfare and the family.
As a student in the fully online graduate Criminal Justice program, you will study criminology, psychopathology, child welfare and the family dynamic and how law enforcement responds to crisis situations and more. Trine tailors the curriculum to the most current issues in criminal justice today and has built the program so you can complete it in as little as one year.
As a graduate with a Master of Science with a Criminal Justice major, you can pursue key leadership roles within the justice system or private sector.
The Master of Science with a Criminal Justice major requires 30 credit hours.
CRJ 503 Seminar in Law and Social Control
CRJ 513 Criminology
CRJ 543 Criminal Justice Research and Writing
CRJ 553 Applied Statistics for Criminal Justice
CRJ 653 Crisis Intervention for Law Enforcement
CRJ 663 Child Welfare and the Family
FPY 613 Psychopathology
FPY 643 Victimology
CRJ 593 Criminal Justice Capstone Preparation
CRJ 683 Criminal Justice Capstone Demonstration
For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.
|Gradate Degree (MSCJ or closely related)
|Cost per Credit Hour||Credits Required||Total Cost|
|Grand Canyon University||$557||38||$21,166|
|University of Phoenix||$698||37||$25,826|
|Indiana Wesleyan University||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Southern New Hampshire University||$627||36||$22,572|
|Western Governors University (WGU)||N/A||N/A||N/A|
More information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.
Master of Science with a Criminal Justice Major