Advancement & Professional Growth
The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Degree Online is designed to prepare students to become future leaders in the criminal justice system. It integrates the theoretical and practical aspects of crime control as they relate to the adult and juvenile justice systems. The MSCJ Degree prepares students for careers in policing, courts, corrections, and a variety of other agencies related to the field. For students already working in the criminal justice field, the degree is designed to lead to career advancement. The degree has also led many of our graduates to doctoral programs in criminal justice and teaching careers.
Flexible & Convenient for Working Students
The MSCJ Online degree offers students the convenience and flexibility of completing courses around a busy personal and professional schedule. MSCJ Online courses are offered in five eight-week blocks per year. Students can complete the degree in as little as 14 months.
Strong Academic Reputation
The University of Houston-Downtown Criminal Justice program is recognized by employers as a leader in criminal justice education. Many of the UHD Criminal Justice faculty are nationally known and recognized as scholars and leaders in the criminal justice field. All have many years of experience as online professors. Your online criminal justice courses will be taught by the same faculty who teach on campus at UHD. You will earn the same degree offered on campus, and your diploma and transcript will be the same as those granted to traditional students