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Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Criminal Justice

Capella University



The online Master of Science (MS) in Public Safety - Criminal Justice degree from Capella University has been created to enable students with the knowledge that is needed for obtaining a mid- to upper-level position within any arena of the criminal justice field.

Throughout the course of this online degree in criminal Justice, students will develop their understanding of the complex issues that surround criminal behavior.

This is an ideal online program for those individuals who are looking to move into criminal justice positions, such as:

  • Caseworkers
  • Probation and parole officers
  • Juvenile specialists
  • Law enforcement agents

As they work with a number of expert faculty members who have years of experience, students gain the well-rounded knowledge that is needed for increasing their effectiveness in the field.

Topics that are covered in this online criminal justice degree program include:

  • Human behavior
  • The corrections and judicial systems
  • Social change and public policy
  • Ethnic and cultural awareness
  • Contributing factors to addiction

Graduates of this online criminal justice program will have develop the in-depth understanding that is required for enacting positive change within the criminal justice system, and increase their options for careers in areas, such as corrections, criminal justice, or judicial system.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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