Online Master of Science in Justice Studies

Develop Your Calling to Pursue Your Calling in Criminal Justice

Your Success is Our Mission

The criminal justice system continually needs highly skilled professionals to keep communities safe. Are you ready to answer your calling? Through Campbellsville University’s online Master of Science in Justice Studies program, you’ll learn what it takes to reach your full potential and serve justice to your community. Choose a track in Criminology or Leadership in Social Justice to begin the next chapter of your career.

Conveniently available online through our interactive learning platform, this degree program offers the flexibility your busy schedule demands. As you complete your degree at your own pace, you’ll develop the professional skills necessary for today’s criminal justice workforce.

Campbellsville’s professors offer valuable guidance and education to position you for success in rewarding career fields. Our affordable online programs are ideal if you want flexibility in how you learn or need to balance your work and family responsibilities.

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Focus on Your Criminal Justice Goals

Our online M.S. in Justice Studies program allows you to tailor your education through two tracks: Criminology or Leadership in Social Justice. The Criminology track investigates the leading research methods used within the field and contemporary criminology issues. With the Leadership in Social Justice track, you can explore organizational leadership and how criminal justice affects communities. No matter the option you choose, you can gain expertise through core courses on crucial justice studies topics, such as:

Leadership in a Diverse Society

Explore criminal justice leadership issues and the relationships between leaders and subordinates within organizations and communities.

Ethics and Leadership

Gain an understanding of research methods and techniques that apply to the social sciences and areas of investigation and scholarship.

Introduction to Graduate Statistics

Delve into statistical concepts while learning to apply and interpret statistical inference tests.

Social Stratification

Engage in a survey of major sociological theories and research on class inequality in modern societies.

A Flexible Way to Achieve Your Goals

With our online programs, you can get the flexibility to thrive in your career and life while seeking a degree or certificate. You won’t have to attend campus — instead, you will log into an online learning environment to learn, complete assignments and interact with your instructors and peers. You’ll benefit from the same quality education students experience in person, only in a convenient format that we deliver directly to you.

Your Criminal Justice Leadership Career Starts Here

Earning your master’s in justice studies degree with CU equips you with skills for careers that can make a difference in criminal justice and communities. Our expert faculty helps you prepare for roles that require an understanding of the criminal mind and strategies for seeking justice for victims and vulnerable populations.

Criminology, Public Service and Social Justice Careers

  1. Criminologist
  2. Forensic Psychologist
  3. Police and Detective Supervisor
  4. Probation Officer
  5. Social Justice Program Manager

About Campbellsville University

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, Campbellsville welcomes diverse perspectives and prepares students to become Christian servant leaders. We offer online degree and certificate programs in a convenient format so that you can grow professionally and personally by studying when and where you want.

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SACSCOC Accreditation

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1865 Southern Lane Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.