Advance your career in Criminal Justice at Missouri Baptist!
The Criminal Justice Master’s degree program (MSCJ) at Missouri Baptist University is ideal for those looking to enter or progress in the courts, law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, and/or juvenile justice. This online degree in Criminal Justice is also designed for students seeking positions in leadership, instruction in criminal justice or a professional specialization. As with other industries, these criminal justice fields will only succeed through the work of well-educated, well-trained, competent leaders and administrators. MBU’s Master’s degree in Criminal Justice promotes the development of leadership and administrative competencies to enable graduates to perform management roles in a variety of careers in criminal justice.
ATTEND FULL- OR PART - TIME
Our online degree in Criminal Justice can be completed 100% online and fits into the busy schedules of criminal justice personnel, including probation and parole officers, police officers, court personnel, corrections officers, criminal justice administrators, and juvenile officers. With a modified, accelerated cohort system, Master’s degree in Criminal Justice students can take courses whenever their schedule allows, or complete all requirements within a year – whichever works best for them. Is the MSCJ right for me?
CONVENIENT CLASS TIMES
Our online degree in Criminal Justice is the same rigorous program our ground students enjoy – the only difference is this format allows you to learn at your own pace and on your own schedule. You don’t have to compromise on any other obligations.
LOW TUITION RATES
Missouri Baptist University's Master’s degree in Criminal Justice program tuition and fees are highly competitive when compared to local private and public schools and some of the lowest in the area. In addition to the financial aid available for eligible students, full-time law enforcement officers can apply for a $500 scholarship for each semester in which they manage a full-time course load. For more details on this online degree in Criminal Justice, please contact the program advisor at 314-392-2290.
DEGREE REQUIRED COURSES
MGPS 403/503 Organizational Behavior and Leadership
CRPO 513 Civil Remedies in Criminal Justice
CRPS 523 Criminal Justice and the Mental Health System
CRJS 503 Criminal Justice Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation
CRJS 513 The Criminal Court System
CRJS 523 Communities and Crime
CRJS 433/533 Evidence
CRJS 543 Foundations of Criminological Theory
CRJS 553 Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
CRJS 463/563 Organization and Administration
CRJS 573 Police Innovations
CRJS 583 Capstone Project
TOTAL: 36 HOURS
To learn about Missouri Baptist University’s admissions process, call our Graduate Admissions Office at 314-392-2327.