Degree Program Overview
The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program combines the convenience of an online education with the prestige of a criminal justice degree from SHSU’s College of Criminal Justice.
The online master's degree in Criminal Justice prepares students for success in a variety of criminal justice careers such as:
- Law Enforcement
- Social Services
The online program is geared toward working professionals pursuing careers in the criminal justice field seeking career advancement, allowing students to complete their degree in two years.
Through quality programming offered by the college and strong faculty relationships with local, state, and national criminal justice agencies, graduates have secured careers in criminal justice ranging from judges, chief probation officers, police administrators, victim advocates, federal law enforcement agents, and more throughout the country.
|Catalog Entry||Master of Science (M.S.)|
|Length||36 Credit Hours|
|Costs||Rates Per Semester|
|Admission Requirements||Application Materials|
Applications to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree program are on a rolling basis.
- Fall: May 1
- Spring: November 1
Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.