Kaplan University Online Criminal Justice Degree Programs

MS in Criminal Justice

The Kaplan University Master of Science in Criminal Justice was created upon a professional model of practical knowledge. The program offers two courses of study, a nonthesis track that lends itself to practical law enforcement applications and a research-focused thesis track that focuses on theory and prepares you for criminal justice instruction. There are four areas of specialization in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program: Law, Global Issues in Criminal Justice, Leadership and Executive Management, Corrections, and Policing. The continued expansion of the Department of Homeland Security has led to a greater demand for qualified criminal justice administrators and instructors. The Kaplan University online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program prepares working law enforcement, other criminal justice professionals, and active military personnel for career advancement.