St. Peter's College

Online Programs

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration - Police Administration



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration - Police Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

The landscape of law enforcement is changing: Graduate degrees are quickly becoming a requirement for high-level service at state and local police departments, sheriff's offices, and private security and investigation firms. On-the-job training and experience is often no longer enough for those who wish to ascend to positions as lieutenants, captains, and police chiefs. The online MA in Criminal Justice Administration with a concentration in Police Administration gives students a foundation of skills on which to build careers by focusing on the core competencies needed to lead community-level law enforcement agencies. Along with courses in constitutional justice, policy analysis and advanced criminological theory, students explore vital administrative topics such as human resource management, budgeting and organizational behavior, and effective interaction with a culturally diverse workforce and community. Every professor in the Saint Peter's College criminal justice program has real-world field experience in law enforcement and police administration, and their invaluable insight is passed to each student through an unmatched dedication to personal attention and service. With the convenience of online learning and the support of an experienced faculty, the path to greater opportunity and career security can begin at Saint Peter's College.


Saint Peter's College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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