Boston University

Distance Education Program

Criminal Justice - MCJ


640 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA 02215

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice - MCJ

Format: Online

Program Description:

Boston University's Online Master of Criminal Justice has established itself as one of the most respected criminal justice leadership programs in the nation. Our students are working law enforcement professionals, criminal justice educators, and those looking for entry into or advancement in careers in federal and state law enforcement, policing, probation and parole, corrections and the courts. This program will enable you to advance your career to lead the criminal justice community, analyze criminal justice issues using disciplined research methods, assess law enforcement policies, and implement change within the criminal justice system. Our unique online learning platform provides a dynamic, interactive master's program that can be completed in 20 months by taking 10 courses.


Boston University is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., one of six nationally recognized accrediting agencies.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to qualified applicants who have earned a Bachelor’s degree from a United States college or university that is accredited by one of the six regionally accrediting bodies. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale is required.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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