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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Director

Susan V. Spellman

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—one of the few online programs to offer a Crime Analytics option.

  • 15 month completion option
  • 7 week course options
  • Market-driven competitive tuition, $525 per credit hour
  • Expert instruction delivered by full-time faculty with field and research experience
  • Small class sizes and personalized support

The program requires 30 credit hours and is delivered fully online.


Thank you for your interest in the Master's in Criminal Justice. We are not accepting applications for admission at this time. Please check back for updated information regarding program status.

Application Requirements

The following are required to apply:

  • Online application
  • 2.75 minimum cumulative undergraduate g.p.a.
  • Official transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional statement of interest
  • Résumé
  • Technical competence or comfort with technology

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.