University of Louisville

Department of Justice Administration

Master of Science in Criminal Justice



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Department of Justice Administration at the University of Louisville offers an online Master of Science in Criminal Justice 100% online, in an accelerated format that allows you to take only one online class every 6-weeks. This learning structure can give you more time to focus on class material, as well as the flexibility to spend time with family and pursue your career. You can earn your Master of Science in Criminal Justice in as little as two years, taking all your core and elective courses entirely online.

Our 36-hour curriculum provides students with advanced knowledge of the criminal justice system, social justice and behavioral science methods as well as a detailed and thorough understanding of crime, criminal justice administration and related processes. This program will prepare you for advanced studies in criminal justice, law, public administration or other social sciences, and to assume varied positions with criminal justice programs and agencies.

Scholarships are available to those who qualify.


The University of Louisville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 714 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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