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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Director

Daniel Hall

Graduate School

102 Roudebush Hall
Miami University
Oxford, Ohio 45056

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice offers a unique program of study for students who wish to pursue administrative or supervisory careers within criminal justice agencies. With its interdisciplinary focus, this degree will provide students with both a solid foundation of academic knowledge in criminal justice and a specialized practical skill set that can be applied in a broad range of supervisory roles within criminal justice settings.

Students choose a concentration in Administration or Crime Analytics. The program requires 30 credit hours and is delivered fully online.

Application Requirements

The following are required to apply:

  • Online application
  • 2.75 minimum cumulative undergraduate g.p.a.
  • Official transcripts sent directly to Miami's Graduate School
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional statement of interest
  • Résumé
  • Online assessment (to demonstrate technical competence)


Graduation Requirements

  • Program completion within five calendar years (unless an extension of the time is granted through petition to the Graduate School).
  • 12 hours at the 600 level (or above)
  • 3.0 minimum g.p.a.