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Continue working and complete your criminal justice master’s degree program 100% online.
The University of Toledo’s online criminal justice master’s degree program is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.
Targeted to those already working in the field, UToledo’s graduate program in criminal justice offers you the chance to delve more deeply into the study and research methodologies of criminal justice. We also provide opportunities to acquire new skills through applied projects and internship experiences.
Working closely with the same professors who teach on campus — many who have served as law enforcement and corrections officials — you will graduate with the knowledge, analytical acumen and skills to pursue Ph.D.-level studies or take your career in a new direction.
Keep working and earn a master's degree. It is possible. Complete the 30-credit online master’s in criminal justice as a part-time student in two-to-three years.
Personalized program of study. Create an informal concentration by taking as many as 9 credit hours in another subject area. For instance, students interested in using their criminal justice master's degree in the mental-health field may take social work or psychology classes.
Flexible capstone experiences. Our online master's students choose from one of three capstones: an internship at a criminal justice agency or related policy project, a research-based thesis or a comprehensive exam.
Student-centered professors. Study with faculty members who have worked in law enforcement, corrections and victim advocacy. Our faculty members continue to be actively engaged in research and service in the Toledo region and beyond.
Graduates of The University of Toledo's criminal justice master’s degree program advance their careers, pursue Ph.D.s and take their careers in new directions. Our alumni take supervisory roles in police departments, organizational security, government, social services and homeland security agencies.
The online master’s degree program in criminal justice provides you with expertise in the theory and methodology of criminal justice studies.
Online Criminal Justice Master's Degree Sample Courses
Advanced Theories in Criminal Justice
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Administration of Criminal Justice
Police & Society
As an online criminal justice graduate student, you have the opportunity to conduct original research and collect your findings into a written thesis.