Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration

Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration

Admission Requirements Program Format Degree Requirements Potential Careers

Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration
Helms School of Government 


Liberty University’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Public Administration, 100% online program, is designed to train present and future leaders in the field of criminal justice in the development and execution of criminal justice policy, and the leadership and management of criminal justice organizations. You will combine strong master’s level foundational courses, ethics, and leadership education, and will be prepared to take on the challenges of the criminal justice system.

Courses will provide you with a foundation in:

  • Communication and conflict.

  • Public policy analysis.

  • Administration of justice organizations.

  • Leadership, ethics, and policing.

You may also be interested in exploring our master’s degrees in Public Policy or American Legal Studies.


Program Format

  • 100% Online
  • 36 total hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

Degree Requirements

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Potential Career Fields

  • Elected Official
  • Homeland Security
  • Police Administration
  • Urban and Social Policy
  • Social Services
  • Sustainable Resource Development Management