U.S. News and World Report ranks our online faculty as the best in the country. Our faculty works closely to prepare their students for advancement in criminal justice or related careers. This program is designed for working professionals seeking to enter or advance in criminal justice careers including National Security, Law Enforcement, Corrections, Fire Science and Arson Investigation, and Victim Advocacy.
Master of Science in Criminal JusticeNancy Kim2018-09-06T21:38:02+00:00
Take your next step, without stepping outside
With a Master of Science 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 has been among the most respected Criminal Justice programs in the United States for more than 50 years.
The program is 100% online. Complete assignments on your schedule!
Our graduates work in the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, FBI, local law enforcement agencies, and more.
Our program 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.
“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
1/2 price tuition for CT 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.