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MASTER OF ARTS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

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Online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Gain a competitive edge in the criminal justice field. Whether you want to advance your career, teach, apply to law school, or pursue a doctorate, Meredith’s program will prepare you to succeed. And because all classes are offered online, you can continue to work full-time while earning your degree.

  • Learn in classes taught by experienced practitioners
  • Get a high-quality education at a moderate price
  • Hone the writing skills you need to write reports and court documents, keep accurate field notes, and more
  • Network with a powerful community of criminal justice professionals
  • Prepare to manage critical emerging issues including gender, substance abuse, addictions, mental illness, and trauma

Contact Information
(919) 760-8590
criminaljustice@meredith.edu

Program Options

Meredith College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Meredith College's M.A. in Criminal Justice is competitively priced and 100% online. Improve your writing skills, build a professional network, and prepare to succeed in a rapidly changing field.

Meredith College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Meredith College’s M.A. in criminal justice is competitively priced and 100% online. Improve your writing skills, build a professional network, and prepare to succeed in a rapidly changing field. 

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Advance your criminal justice career through this online program that prepares you for administrative and leadership positions.
36-hour master’s degree

Criminal Justice Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Gain more skills and knowledge to further your career in the criminal justice sector
18-hour certificate

Criminal Justice and Substance Use Disorder Post-Baccalaureate Certificate
Learn to deal effectively with issues around substance use disorder, trauma, and mental illness
12-hour certificate

Why study criminal justice at Meredith?

At Meredith, you’ll benefit from our strong reputation in criminology and sociology, our connections with professionals on every level, and our deep commitment to improving the lives of others.

Should I pursue my M.A. in criminal justice?

Meredith’s criminal justice programs are suitable for those who are already working in the field as well as those who are pursuing nontraditional pathways to corrections and criminal justice.