At South College, our Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is available entirely online so that you can work to advance your skills in criminal justice at your convenience. Earn your Master of Science in Criminal Justice online from South College and start working to advance your career in criminal justice today!
12 months for full-time students
Available for qualified applicants
Earn a Master of Science in Criminal Justice online!
Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state, and local programs, grants, and scholarships——is available to those who qualify. To learn more about financial aid options available for students in our online criminal justice programs, contact a member of our admissions team today.
As advanced technologies emerge and new threats come into focus, the need for highly trained and skilled professionals is increasing. With a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree from South College, you’ll work to develop skills that can expand opportunities within criminal justice and the legal system, including careers such as detective, police chief, community corrections administrator, security manager, criminal investigator, emergency management director, and more.
The criminal justice profession is challenging and evolving. At South College, our master’s program in criminal justice can help you gain more knowledge and prepare for leadership positions within the field of criminal justice—all in a flexible online format.
Our online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program is designed to be completed in just one year of full-time study, and students can enroll and still work full-time in their current jobs! It’s a fast and flexible master’s program that emphasizes collaboration, critical thinking, and accountability. Explore topics like policy analysis, terrorism, victimology, ethics, investigative intelligence, crime analysis, and theoretical perspectives on crime, all with direct input from local criminal justice professionals. The curriculum provides a balance of theoretical, practical, and analytical instruction and experience, preparing you for the diverse challenges and opportunities that confront leaders and decision makers in contemporary criminal justice organizations.
South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).