Online Master's Degree Program
Open the door to new career opportunities in criminal justice with a master’s in justice administration at UAF. In this program, you’ll examine the structure and administration of the criminal justice system, and get training to take on leadership roles in justice-related agencies and organizations.
The degree in justice administration is offered online and is ideal for criminal justice professionals, military and other adult learners looking for flexible study options. Our Justice Department was recently voted as one of the "Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs" in the United States by U.S. News & World Report, and our graduate program was ranked in the top 1% of the 1,200 programs surveyed.
What Is Justice Administration?
Criminal justice administration focuses on criminal justice policy, planning and management. A master’s in justice administration is an excellent option if you’re looking to open the door to new professional opportunities in law enforcement. It’s also a good fit if you’re looking for a career in criminal justice management that does not necessarily involve working directly with criminals or victims of crimes.
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Why Study Criminal Justice Administration at UAF?
Criminal justice is a diverse field that includes some of today’s fastest growing careers. Here are some of the unique opportunities you can look forward to when you major in criminal justice administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
- Learn from faculty who specialize in law, law enforcement, personnel management and counseling of offenders, including a former Alaska Magistrate and police chief.
- Gain knowledge, training and insights that will be immediately applicable to your job.
- Earn your master’s in criminal justice online in one of the top ranked programs of its kind in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The course material is current and most was immediately applicable in my day-to-day job functions. If you are looking for a high-quality program that is challenging and extremely relevant for the supervisor or aspiring supervisor in the criminal justice field, I would highly recommend UAF.Mike Washburn, Police Chief of the City of Indio, California
What Can You Do With a Master’s Criminal Justice Administration?
Earning your master’s in criminal justice administration will open the door to career advancement and leadership opportunities in growing fields such as law enforcement and corrections. In addition to giving you an advantage in a competitive job market, a master’s degree will also help to boost your earning potential.
Explore Classes for the Degree in Justice Administration
UAF’s criminal justice master’s online program curriculum covers topics such as personnel management in criminal justice, community and restorative justice, justice program planning and legal aspects of criminal justice management. The program also allows you to choose elective courses based on your specific goals and interests and includes a research project or thesis.
Get Started on Your Master’s in Justice Administration
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