Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Master of Criminal Justice – Online

MCJ Homeland Security & Emergency Management and MCJ Criminal Justice Leadership

The Master of Criminal Justice offers two online program options: (1) Homeland Security & Emergency Management and (2) Criminal Justice Leadership, offered as accelerated, 8-week courses. Both program options are designed to be completed within one year. These programs are designed to provide people with the necessary skills and knowledge to become effective decision-makers and leaders in the fields of criminal justice, homeland security, and emergency management.

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Admissions

The MCJ online program options accept rolling admission for both online options with application deadlines one month prior to the term seeking admission.

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MCJ Online Program Requirements

The MCJ Homeland Security & Emergency Management and MCJ Criminal Justice Leadership program options are 30-credit degree programs. All students must take 12-credits of core classes, 5 elective courses, and must complete a capstone course. Both program options are designed to be completed in five 8-week sessions over 3 semesters.

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Current Students

Information relevant to current MCJ students can be found at the links below.