Master’s Degree Criminal Justice (MS)
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Finish in four semesters
Three areas of concentration
Professional Experience Track option
National Avg. Salary $60,200
Enhance your knowledge of criminal behavior, critical thinking skills, and oral and writing competencies. Ranked as #24 in US News and World Report's 2020 Best National Online Master’s Criminal Justice program, students in both programs gain a broad global perspective of terrorism and other forms of transnational crimes. Focus your studies on your area of interest: Human Services, Urban Crime Policy, or Homeland Security.
Intelligence is vital to national security and U.S. foreign policy. This course covers both domestic and foreign intelligence gathering, analysis, and dissemination techniques, including both human and technical sources. It also explores the structure of the U.S. intelligence community, looking at particular agencies, the interactions of these agencies with national security policymakers, key issues about their inner workings, their specific jurisdiction, and the challenges that the intelligence community faces. It additionally examines the legal mechanisms that governments use to control and oversee intelligence agencies. Furthermore, this course considers key intelligence missions such as counter proliferation, counterinsurgency, and counterterrorism.