Youngstown State University

School of Graduate Studies and Research

Criminal Justice


1 University Plaza

Youngstown, OH 44555

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in criminal justice at YSU provides professional education for criminal justice students. Criminal Justice faculty members are currently involved in research in police management theory, applied police management, correctional organization and treatment, crime statistics, and criminological theory. Students are encouraged to participate in this ongoing research. Students considering a career in the field of criminal justice should be aware that many employers and agencies may require applicants to meet certain preemployment qualifications. These may include, but are not limited to, lack of a criminal record, satisfactory background checks, physical standards and conditions, and emotional stability.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

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