Colorado Technical University

Master of Science in Criminal Justice


231 N. Martingale Road 6th floor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Format: Online

Program Description:

Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice-General concentration.

Are you looking to advance your knowledge of law enforcement, corrections and the court systems? CTU’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice-general concentration is designed to provide you with leadership skills essential to policy development, planning and decision making in the criminal justice system. For the third year in a row, Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice programs were ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report.1

The program focuses on criminal justice policy and the primary components of the criminal justice system—corrections, law enforcement and court services. Examine the current discipline of criminology based on relevant research, in a variety of contexts such as victimology, crime prevention, juvenile justice, and other issues. In the human resource management course, review the ramifications of current laws, ethical considerations, the conflicts around decision making styles, and various aspects of organizational behavior that influence operational policy.

CTU Mobile can help you integrate your education into your busy life. Get a streamlined classroom view with announcements, assignments, live chats, class meeting times, grades, and instructor feedback all in one place. Classes begin every 8 weeks and run 5½ weeks long.




Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor's degree to apply. *Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Admissions staff will advise prospective students of any specific limitations for their states.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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