Prepare for a career in the exciting and dynamic criminal justice field at the federal, state, local, or private levels. Gain a competitive edge in securing high quality positions, career advancement, or admission into doctoral programs.
This Master of Science in Criminal Justice (M.S.) program provides students with the knowledge and skills in theory, administration, research and data analysis necessary for careers in the areas of criminal justice, research, education and policy analysis, or to prepare them for advanced studies in the field.
The Criminal Justice faculty members are engaged in a variety of exciting research projects, providing numerous opportunities for students to engage in hands-on learning experiences. In addition to the criminal justice coursework in the program, students can also focus their studies in one of three optional concentrations, including Homeland Security, Social Work, Public Administration, and Education.
The University of West Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.