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Master Degree in Criminal Justice

Boston University Online



The Boston University Online Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) is designed specifically for the working law enforcement professionals who seeks to achieve distinction by blending practical experience with scholarly achievement

Taught by leading criminal justice faculty who have extensive experience as law enforcement officers, corrections experts, attorneys, and investigators, the online Master of Criminal Justice will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to:

  • Advance your career to lead the criminal justice community
  • Analyze criminal justice issues using disciplined research methods
  • Expand your professional competencies in criminal justice administration and practices
  • Assess law enforcement policies
  • Implement change within the criminal justice system
  • Teach in the field of criminal justice

The Master of Criminal Justice degree from Boston University Online is a 9 course, completely online program. Students can do the work on their own time, but there are deadlines as courses last about 7 weeks. Each course is worth 4 credits, with tuition set at $650 per credit. There is a $40 registration fee. This program can be completed in less than 2 years.

Accreditation Information

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

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