For more information about the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University, visit consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu.
h

Criminal Justice MS - Online

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Format: Online

Because technology is moving at an alarming rate, crime and criminal organizations are becoming increasingly sophisticated. The need for criminal justice professionals demands educated individuals to fulfill these roles in the justice system. By pursuing this Master of Science degree, you will become prepared to enter the field with the essential knowledge and skills required to be successful in the profession. The graduate program in Criminal Justice will provide you with a deeper understanding of the administration of individual criminal agencies, along with the advanced research in methodology to collect, analyze, synthesize and report information and empirical data. 

State Authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of professionals may not indicate eligibility for certification/licensure in your state. Please consult the appropriate certification/licensure office in your state before enrolling in our program to confirm that your completion of this program will meet your state requirements.

Industry Highlights

Careers for criminal justice and protective service professionals are on the rise and expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Police Departments
  • Private Security
  • Corrections
  • Intake and Classification
  • Probation or Parole Work
  • Juvenile Justice Personnel

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of the fact that Armstrong is the only university in Georgia with an online graduate program in Criminal Justice. They also enjoy small class sizes and personalized instruction from highly qualified and experienced professors. 

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Emily Rosko on March 2

(February 23, 2017) – The College of Liberal Arts will present a poetry reading at Foxy Loxy Cafe by acclaimed author Emily Rosko, who will read from her latest poetry collection, Prop Rockery. The event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture on Jan. 26

(January 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Comparative Literature Assistant Professor Hapsatou Wane and History Associate Professor Allison Scardino Belzer. In a lecture titled “Women in Conflict: Constructing Identity in the Twentieth Century During Dictatorship and War,” they will draw from distinct historical moments and settings to explore how women writers respond to political and military conflict.

View More Department News >