This unique master's program is offered entirely online, offering criminal justice leaders the flexibility to earn a respected and career-relevant graduate education while maintaining their demanding duties. Graduate students within the program explore criminal law, criminal justice, juvenile and delinquent behavior, security, and terrorism in a Post-9/11 world. The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice addresses national and local security issues as well as effective countermeasures and subsequent changes to the U.S. criminal justice system.
Students interact with industry peers as part of an expanded network of criminal justice professionals who are dedicated to safeguarding their community and nation. Classes are instructed by expert professors with extensive field experience. Students learn directly from criminal justice practitioners, many who share the expertise they acquired while serving as sheriffs, legal counsel, police chiefs, and military and homeland security leaders.
American Public University consults with industry advisory councils to ensure its curriculum keeps current with industry practices, technologies and emerging strategies used to mitigate public safety threats both at local and national levels.
Concentrations are designed to help you group courses together so you can further specialize in your field and pursue a more focused path to degree completion.
Explore the concentrations available for this program.
- Business Administration
- Emergency Management and Disaster Management