Missouri Baptist University is an evangelical Christian, liberal arts institution and has as its purpose the offering of programs of study leading to professional certificates, undergraduate degrees, and graduate degrees. The University is committed to enriching its students’ lives spiritually, intellectually, and professionally, and to preparing students to serve in a global and culturally diverse society.
In accordance with the mission statement of Missouri Baptist University and the academic program, The Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree seeks to provide Christ-centered quality higher education and prepare students active in a Criminal Justice profession to serve as Subject Matter Experts (SME) and leaders in: Ethics and Leadership, Diversity Issues, Communities and Crime, Criminal Justice and Mental Health Systems, Civil Remedies and more. Missouri Baptist University’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice is designed for career oriented students who wish to advance their expertise in leadership and prepare for promotion, or for students who wish to transition into Criminal Justice from a different career field.
For more information on the Criminal Justice major at Missouri Baptist University, contact the program’s coordinator, James Kellogg, at James.Kellogg@mobap.edu
Learn about the Graduate Criminal Justice Program at https://12566-presscdn-0-30-pagely.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Graduate_Bulletin_2016-2017_issuu.pdf.
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Fully accredited programs
Choosing online learning means you get the same quality education as students who attend classes at one of our campus locations, but in a way that best suits you. MBU has accreditation, approvals and compliances that put us on an even playing field with other universities.
Our curriculum is based on current Criminal Justice needs, and our faculty consists of active Criminal Justice Professionals who provide valuable, real-world expertise. We update our academic instruction continually to reflect the latest proven concepts, methods and practices. Our graduates have a track record of successful and rewarding careers after graduation.
Our faculty members have either masters or doctorate degrees. Professors understand that career oriented students learn differently—they don’t just memorize information—they want to know that the courses they take will be applicable to their profession. We integrate some class assignments into projects that can apply to a student’s area of interest or workplace.
No set login schedule
When and how long you login during the week for online classes is completely up to you. Courses are constructed so there are no required login times during the week. As long as you meet the deadlines specified by the professor, you can complete your assignment at any time of the day or night.
We want to bring out the best in each individual student. Our experienced faculty members are always available, via e-mail, Skype or phone call. We take seriously our responsibility to help guide you through this busy and stressful time in your life.
MBU tuition is among the lowest in the region. Grants are available for Criminal Justice professionals. You can learn more about Tuition & Financial Aid here.
Technology & Tools
MBU’s Distance Learning Center gives you the technology and tools needed to be successful in the virtual classroom. Learner-centered, accessible and convenient, our technology provides the same support services as in the