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Criminal Justice MS

In this dynamic criminal justice master's degree, you'll develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills as you engage in applied research that contributes to the creation and dissemination of criminal justice knowledge and policy analysis.

Program skills

Through core courses, students are exposed to the widest possible range of perspectives from which to view crime and the nature of criminal justice administration, thus broadening their career options. During the first year, students select professional electives in a specific area of interest from courses offered in criminology, law enforcement, law, corrections, management and crime analysis, data analysis, crime analysis, and crime mapping.

Program job titles reported

Police Officer; Correction Officer and Counselor; Probation Officer; US Postal Inspector; Crime Analyst; US Marshal; Border Patrol Officer; Legal Assistant

Select program hiring partners

Attorney General Office, FBI, National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Paychex, Victor Ambulance

Industries


  • Legal and Law Enforcement

  • Government (Local, State, Federal)

  • Defense

  • Commercial Banking and Credit

  • Military

  • Politics

89%

Outcome Rates*

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

100%

Knowledge Rate

*Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 22.00%
Alternative Plans 0%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 67.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 22.00%
Alternative Plans 0%