Master's in Criminal Justice Administration

A master’s in criminal justice administration is a comprehensive exploration of criminology and the criminal justice system. 

With our online criminal justice master’s program, you can earn your degree in as little as one year. It will broaden and deepen your management and leadership skills with a curriculum that covers agency budgeting, grant writing, research, and legal and ethical issues.

Study at Urbana U – A Strong Reputation in Criminal Justice

Urbana University offers an online Criminal Justice degree program where professors take criminal justice theories and apply them to modern day criminal justice practice. Close communication with criminal justice system entities allows Urbana to create new classes or fine tune current offerings to maintain cutting-edge practices.

Broaden your Education for Challenging Careers in Criminal
Justice Administration

A master’s degree in criminal justice administration prepares you to manage the operations of agencies in the criminal justice system. Career paths are available in the fields of loss prevention, security, fraud detection, victim advocacy, juvenile justice, crime prevention, corrections, probation and parole with local, state and federal agencies. 

Meet Dr. Wendy Perkins | Faculty Spotlight

A former police officer with over 20 years in the criminal justice system, Dr. Wendy Perkins helps students apply theory to real world issues. She has done extensive research and presentations on sex crimes and victimization.

Program Outcomes

  1. Apply criminal justice theories to the development of effective and sustainable criminal justice programs.
  2. Identify the general structure of criminal justice agencies.
  3. Demonstrate writing and research skills that will assist in securing funding to sustain and expand criminal justice programming.
  4. Evaluate critical issues in criminal justice administration and management.
  5. Develop policies and procedures relevant to the administration and management of criminal justice agencies.


Urbana University offers college majors and degrees near Dayton, Springfield, Troy & more

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Located in west central Ohio, Urbana University is less than an hour's drive from Columbus and Dayton, and close to other cities like Bellefontaine, Fairborn, London, Marysville, Piqua, Sidney, Springfield and Troy. Take a trip to campus and find out if Urbana is the right place for you to earn your master's in criminal justice.

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