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The online Master of Science in Justice Administration program is designed to accommodate both pre-professional students and those who are already working in a criminal justice field and wish to further their education or enhance their advancement prospects within their respective agency. The MSJA faculty has extensive experience in criminal justice and is aware of the risks and pressures faced by personnel in the field. We are committed to working with these nontraditional students by offering online course delivery methods and allowing the students the ability to work, study, and interact with faculty during as permitted by their professional schedules.
The program builds upon the UC’s long tradition of community service and our commitment to ethical leadership. The program provides opportunities for rural and local criminal justice agency personnel to interact with criminal justice personnel throughout the nation and gain a first-hand perspective of how larger agencies, including state and federal authorities, operate. The curriculum is planned with an awareness of the common prerequisites and academic preparation needed to enable students to become leaders in the profession.