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Online Criminology and Criminal Justice M.A.

Start or advance your career with a fully online master of arts (M.A.) in criminology and criminal justice from Indiana State University. This flexible online master's degree is ideal for working criminal justice professionals who want to earn the credentials they need to move their career forward.

The program is focused on research and culminates in a master's thesis. Your studies will include a course in ethics in criminal justice and seminars in criminological theories, law and society, and law and criminal justice administration. You'll also choose from courses such as correctional counseling, police problems and practices, and organizational behavior in public agencies. Your online studies will be taught by full-time faculty members at Indiana State.

Careers in Criminology and Criminal Justice

The fully online master of arts in criminology and criminal justice is excellent preparation for doctoral studies in criminology, criminal justice, and other fields as well as for these careers:

  • Administrator
  • Correctional officer supervisor
  • Criminal profiler
  • Criminologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Police and detective supervisor
  • University or college professor

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Indiana State Online Students Residing Outside of Indiana: While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU online programs may not be available in all states, U.S. territories, or Canadian Provinces. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, U.S. Territory, or Canadian Province, visit program availability.

Select Indiana State University online programs are open to U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses. Check specific program availability in regard to programs which require clinical rotations.

All programs are closed to all students residing in any other jurisdictions.