The Department of Criminology offers a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration (MACJA) degree that is designed for and restricted to working professionals in the criminal justice field. This program is designed to enhance professional practice in the criminal justice community by preparing students for advanced levels of management in contemporary criminal justice practice. The MACJA program aims to enhance current criminal justice practitioners' technical skills, decision-making processes, and analytic capabilities. Scheduled for the convenience of working professionals, classes are held on Saturdays and are offered throughout the academic year. The entire MACJA program is completed in five semesters.