Criminology and Criminal Justice Graduate Program

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Online master’s degree in criminology

Increase your understanding of crime, justice and public policy. Be prepared for upper-level jobs and leadership roles in criminal justice.

Your degree on your schedule - all classes are online.

Advance your criminal justice career

Degree options

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Degree plan
Complete your degree in only four semesters.
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Degree plan
Start on your master’s degree as you finish your bachelor’s degree.
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Leverage your career with certificates in crime prevention, criminal justice leadership and management, and homeland security and defense.

Why earn a master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice at Missouri State?

  • Set your own schedule with our fully online program.
  • Equip yourself with the skills to advance in your profession: decision-making, policy analysis and leadership.
  • We offer an affordable degree. Cover your costs with financial aid and scholarships.
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Careers and outcomes
Reach new levels in your criminology career.