University of Colorado At Colorado Springs

School of Public Affairs

Criminal Justice


1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway

Colorado Springs, CO 80933

United States




1-719- 262-4110

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Certificate - Criminal Justice; Homeland Defense; Security Intelligence, MCJ - Master of Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) program is designed for students interested in comprehensive professional graduate education in the field of criminal justice. It is intended to develop in the student a fundamental understanding of the basic fields within criminal justice and of background material from supporting disciplines which would enable the student to adapt to many operational specializations. As an academic and professional field of study, this program is dedicated to preparing men and women not only to administer the system as it presently exists but also to evaluate, to analyze and to change - to become pioneers in accelerating the shaping of a rational and responsive criminal justice system. The program's balanced theoretical and practical mix fully prepares individuals for the complex challenges facing today's public leaders in the state, region and nation.


Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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