MS in Criminal Justice

California Coast University
United States
Master's Degree
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Entry Requirements

  • An applicant must have earned a bachelor’s degree awarded by a college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The degree should be in criminal justice.
  • A bachelor’s degree in another field may be considered if the Admissions Committee evaluation indicates that the applicant has the necessary foundation to succeed in the program.


The Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice requires students to complete a total of 39 semester units comprised of the following:

  • 13 core courses

Core Courses:

  • Criminological Theory
  • Drugs, Justice and Society
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Multicultural Issues in Law Enforcement
  • Computer Crime
  • Police Administration and Management
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Correctional Counseling
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Leadership
  • The Research Process

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