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Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections

South University



South University's Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Corrections degree program has been created for those individuals who are looking for a flexible online option for gaining the in-depth skills and understanding that is needed for succeeding in the complex field of correction.

As a student in this online criminal justice degree program, individuals will work with a number of experts in the field to gain the in-depth knowledge that is needed for preforming analysis of community-based programs, penology, and capital punishment.

Topics covered in this online criminal justice - corrections course, include:

  • Theory and Practice of Community Corrections and Re-entry Programs
  • Theory and Practice of Institutional Corrections
  • Advanced Techniques of Basic and Applied Research in Criminal Justice
  • Penology
  • Critical/Controversial Issues: Corrections
  • Capital Punishment
  • Leadership and Innovation

This is an ideal criminal justice degree program for those individuals who are looking to move into positions, such as management, administrative, research, and teaching, this online correction degree program will instill in it's students a well-rounded understanding of law enforcement, correctional, political, and various legal arenas.

Program graduates will also be prepared for admission to doctoral programs in criminal justice, criminology and other related fields as well as for promotions within existing law enforcement, correctional, local and state government, and legal institutions.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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