About MSU School of Criminal Justice

For more than 80 years, Michigan State University (MSU) has prepared criminal justice professionals for successful careers. Experience our 100-percent-online master's degree programs in this growing field and prepare for advancement, or start your career, without neglecting your personal and professional commitments.

Work alongside faculty members with decades of field experience whose research has directly informed and impacted criminal justice policy and practice. In just two years, you'll graduate ready to make a difference wherever you serve.

Why MSU Online?

  • An 80-year legacy of criminal justice education
  • No. 10 Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs – U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • No. 85 Best National University – U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • Faculty includes Dr. David Carter, an internationally recognized author and academic on law enforcement intelligence
Programs taught in:
  • English

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Prepare for a career as a detective, corrections supervisor, federal agent, anti-money laundering Investigator and more with Michigan State University's online Master of ... [+]

Michigan State University's (MSU) online Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares you to succeed in careers across the criminal justice system.

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to move up through the ranks and operate in a variety of criminal justice settings, including the courts, law enforcement, corrections, and corporate security.

The curriculum goes beyond theory with an emphasis on public policy and practice and focuses on innovative responses to crime such as counterterrorism, intelligence-led policing, cybersecurity, and more.

Fast Facts 100% online 30 credit hours 2 years of full-time Program Highlights Acclaimed, High-Quality Education. In 2019, this program was ranked the Nation's No. 10 Best Online Criminal Justice Program by U.S. News & World Report. 80 Year Legacy of Criminal Justice Education. MSU has educated criminal justice professionals since 1935. This program draws on that long history of success. Influential, Distinguished Faculty. Work alongside faculty members with decades of field experience whose research has directly informed criminal justice practice. Security Management Specialization. Take a specialization focused on private security or choose from a variety of in-depth electives. Extensive Professional Network. Tap into our wide-ranging network, with opportunities to connect with fellow graduates and organizations like the DEA and U.S. Secret Service and another state, local, federal, and international agencies. Program Outcomes Apply analytical skills to better understand crime and criminal justice issues. Understand the management and operation of criminal justice organizations to accomplish goals. Evaluate the quality of research methods and how such influences confidence in research... [-]
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Michigan State University Online

Through Michigan State University's online Master of Science in Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis, criminal justice professionals can gain analytical skills to dr ... [+]

Through Michigan State University's (MSU) online Master of Science in Law Enforcement Intelligence and Analysis, criminal justice professionals can gain analytical skills to drive law enforcement operations at all levels of government.

Take your law enforcement career further with a mastery of the latest intelligence tools, ethical field research tactics and practical law enforcement methods.

Fast Facts 100% online 30 credit hours 2 years of full-time Program Highlights Curriculum Informed by the DOJ: The curriculum was built with the help of the DOJ to ensure that graduates gain the operational skills necessary to make an impact in the field. Industry-Leading Faculty: Taught by experts like Dr. David Carter, who helped to write the book(s) on law enforcement intelligence. 80-Year Legacy of Criminal Justice Education: MSU has educated criminal justice professionals since 1935, and this program draws on that long history of success. Top-Ranked Programs: MSU is ranked No. 10 Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs by U.S. News & World Report. Careers ... [-]
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