Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Policing

Already have a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice but want to take the next step and obtain a Master of Science Degree with a specialty in Policing? Then this may be the program for you. Many people wish to further their current careers, and often that is not possible without obtaining some kind of further education. The higher level of education you obtain the higher up the organization and management ladder you can climb.

Job Outlook

The opportunities are great for highly educated individuals within law enforcement communities, including: court systems, education, training, security, police, Federal Bureau of Investigation, border and immigration, and much more. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, "Applicants with military experience or college training in police science will have the best opportunities in local and State departments." The field of policing is expected to grow by 11% by the year 2016. This is the equivalent of 254,000 jobs!

Degree Specifics

The student in this field of study might expect to take courses such as: Employment and policy law, Fiscal Issues in Criminal Justice, Critical Issues in Policing, Ethics and Diversity in Policing, and much more. The Master of Science, Criminal Justice/Police degree may be offered in two different courses of study, either a non-thesis track or a researched based track. Make sure to review what is available and which one best fits your needs.

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