Criminal Justice Master's Degree
A Criminal Justice Master's Degree from RIT will put your career on track, jump-starting your entry into the world's high-paying, innovative technology industries. At RIT you'll discover 80 Master's Programs in some of today's most preferred, recession-proof math and science-related disciplines. So don't think twice: find out more about the programs at RIT by getting in touch today!
Our Criminal Justice master's degree program emphasizes practical training in policy analysis and practice - with a particular focus on community and urban issues - which means students are able to benefit from a multidisciplinary approach to public safety and inner-city studies. The program enhances local policy research analysis - from criminological to criminal justice theory and social scientific research - by teaching the critical skills needed to implement such work, helping our graduates attain career success or pursue further graduate studies. As such, applicants require a strong undergraduate foundation in criminology and research methods, including a statistics course. Classes in our Criminal Justice MS degree include:
- Professional Seminar in Criminal Justice Theory
- Advanced Criminology
- Interventions and Change in Criminal Justice
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Studying at RIT opens up a world of opportunity. Our partnerships with countless national and international corporate and government entities will give you unparalleled opportunities for research and career placement, while our faculty members are internationally respected for important contributions in their respective fields.
The value of a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from RIT can boost your earning potential. More than 400 domestic and international employers attended our most recent career fair to meet our graduates. Most universities are satisfied if they attract 100! Moreover, once you've reached your goal of obtaining an education at RIT you'll be networked with more than 100,000 well-connected alumni who are dedicated to assisting graduates find employment suited to their qualification.
Each year motivated scholars find themselves at home in RIT's innovative learning community. Academic offerings like ours help build personal and professional interests that can give you an academic boost and prepare you for long-term career success. Intensive learning, field-experienced professors and motivated students in innovative fields like criminal justice mean RIT is consistently ranked among the elite colleges. Ask about our quarter program, which allows you to take classes four times a year and earn your degree faster.