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The University of Colorado Denver's online Criminal Justice masters degree will help develop your leadership skills in the field of criminal justice/criminology, and hone your problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Whether you are in the criminal justice field and you're looking to advance your career, or change fields (from the corporate world to public service), or continue your education in an increasingly competitive job market, this CU Denver online program will help you achieve your goals.

Why This Criminal Justice Degree?


This online Criminal Justice program is housed under the School of Public Affairs, which has been recognized by US News and World Report as a top 20 US online graduate program in criminology and criminal justice - several years in a row.

The Criminal Justice online program focuses on:

  • Law enforcement
  • Crimnology
  • Judiciary
  • Correctional systems
  • Juvenile justice
  • Formulation of laws and codes





So depending on what type of job in criminal justice you're interested in, you'll be able to structure your schedule and combine core courses in criminal justice theory with electives in:

  • Domestic violence
  • Police administration
  • Community corrections
  • Homeland security
  • Policy and planning

And what truly separates this Criminal Justice program from others is that you have the freedom to mix online and on campus courses, which allows you to pursue an excellent education while maintaining your school, work and personal responsibilities.


Criminal Justice Career Possibilities

So what type of career in criminal justice can you do with a masters degree? The CU Denver Master of Criminal Justice program has graduated:

  • Over 40 Police Chiefs in the state of Colorado
  • FBI and CIA Agents
  • Innovators in public life including current city mayors
  • Leaders in the field of death investigations
  • Research faculty and think tank professionals

Criminal Justice Job Info

Check out these Criminal Justice Jobs posts that highlight potential career fields along with a career survey to find out which one might be right for you.

If you're curious about what's available right now, you can check out this helpful resource to find jobs in criminal justice.


To find out more and get started in a career in Criminal Justice, simply request more information about the Criminal Justice program ... ​​​​​​​​​​


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