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U.S. News and World Report ranks the University of New Haven’s online faculty as the best in the country. Our faculty will work closely with you to prepare you for advancement in criminal justice or related careers. The program is designed for working professionals seeking to enter or advance in criminal justice careers including National Security, Forensic Computer Investigation, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire Science and Arson Investigation, and Victim Advocacy.
With a Masters in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven, you’ll hone your skills and prepare to become a leader in your profession. Our faculty are experts in their fields and include former law enforcement officers, FBI agents, Secret Service agents, and more.
The University of New Haven is among the most respected Criminal Justice programs in the United States and has been for more than 50 years.
The program is 100% online. Complete assignments on your schedule!
Our graduates work in the Chief State’s Attorney Office, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, FBI and more.
The University’s online master’s degree in Criminal Justice prepares you for leadership and supervisory positions. According to the US Department of Labor, the median annual earnings for first-line supervisors of police and detectives is $84,260.
Choose from one of the following areas of focus: Crime Analysis, Police Behavioral Studies, or Leadership and Management
You can begin your online master’s degree during any of our 6 terms – no need to wait to start advancing your career.
Format: 100% Online
Est. time to complete: 2 years
Total credits: 36 credits
Cost per credit: $915
Total tuition: $32,940 (based on the 2018-2019 tuition)
Summer deadline: April 17
Fall deadline: Jul 31
“As someone pursuing a career change to the criminal justice field, the accelerated online Master’s program offers the unique ability to jump start my new career in law enforcement while still providing the flexibility to work full-time.”
Our faculty rank #1 in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of online offerings. Learn more!
According to the US Department of Labor, the median annual earnings for first-line supervisors of police and detectives is $84,260.
Join our impressive group of alumni
Our graduates are putting knowledge into action for employers nationwide, including:
Department of Justice
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Defense – National Geospatial – Intelligence Agency
Federal Bureau of Prisons
Chief State’s Attorney’s Office
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Half price tuition for Connecticut police officers and firefighters
The University of New Haven is proud to offer a 50% tuition discount on our Lee College graduate degrees to all active Connecticut police officers and firefighters.