“Everyone thinks that the only thing you can do with the criminal justice degree is get involved in law enforcement and be a police officer,” JWU Professor Paul Sylvestre said. But in fact, a degree in criminal justice will prepare graduates for a wide array of career opportunities ranging from law enforcement to court advocate to private security.
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This Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree with a concentration in criminal justice provides an in-depth study of effective criminal justice practices and public administration methodologies—and delivers a targeted knowledge of logistics strategy, operations management, and systems analysis. This body of knowledge will serve as a benchmark for achievements and a common roadmap for continuous improvement and workforce development.
At Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education, our classes are taught by skilled professionals who have real-life work experience. Our MS – Criminal Justice program is no exception. One of our professors — Murray Widener, DPA — is a seasoned law enforcement veteran and academic scholar who brings life-like scenarios into the online classroom.
At Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education, our classes are taught by industry professionals.
While studying in the MS – Criminal Justice program, students learn from seasoned practitioners, who bring their experience to life in the online classroom.
Our online Criminal Justice master’s degree program combines criminological and organizational theory with policy and practice to help prepare you for leadership roles in the criminal justice field. During the program, you’ll participate in academically rigorous coursework designed to help you develop a comprehensive understanding of the public and private sides of today’s criminal justice landscape.