Advance Your Career With a Graduate Degree From Webster

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The nature of crime everywhere 鈥 in the U.S. and around the world 鈥 has changed dramatically over the past few decades. And with heightened concerns of 21st-century terrorism, and the challenges found in the world of cyberspace, the demand for criminal justice professionals continues to rise. Webster's Master of Science in Criminal Justice prepares you for an exciting and meaningful career using a multidisciplinary approach to enhance technical and critical thinking skills and decision-making processes, while increasing analytical capabilities to help graduates explain, predict and prevent crime and victimization.


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Choose Webster for Your Master's in Criminal Justice

Multidisciplinary Approach

The innovative curriculum calls on students to apply critical thinking skills and decision-making processes, and will enhance technical skills and increase analytic capabilities. Students will also learn how to analyze crime control methods, explain the interdependence of institutions in the criminal justice system and broader social, legal and socioeconomic environments, and understand how diversity issues can affect the operation of criminal justice organizations.

Complement Your Degree with a Graduate Certificate

Further your knowledge by adding a 12-18 credit hour certificate to your MS in Criminal Justice. The Administration of Justice certificate provides advanced knowledge of crime control systems. The Cybersecurity 鈥 Threat Detection certificate explores and analyzes types of information and data threats, and how forensic investigations are conducted post-attack. The International and Regional Security certificate addresses conflict, violence and security issues in the international arena.

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Add the MA in National Security Studies

马会论坛 offers the MA in National Security Studies through the History, Politics and International Relations Department. The National Security Studies master's degree complements the MS in Criminal Justice, and may be completed as a dual degree or sequentially.

What Can You Do With Your Criminal Justice Degree?

Webster's master's in Criminal Justice opens doors in several career paths, including opportunities in legal departments and law enforcement. Graduates can pursue jobs such as:

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Cybercrime/Fraud Investigator
  • Victims Rights Advocate
  • Forensic Technician/Analyst
  • Private Investigator
  • Government Agent
    (FBI, Homeland Security, U.S. Marshal)

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