Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Advance your career with an online master's from SIUE

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Why an online master’s in criminal justice policy from SIUE?

  • Receive up to 3 credit hours for prior learning
  • Earn your degree in as little as 15 months
  • Target the needs of your home agency in a real-time capstone project
  • Advance your career and increase your salary

Faculty in the SIUE Department of Criminal Justice Studies recently surveyed 81 criminal justice agencies: 63% of respondents indicated a master’s degree in criminal justice policy would provide enhanced promotional opportunities within their agency.

Our affordable graduate program combines a strong foundation in theory and methods with innovative criminal justice initiatives and focus areas. You will graduate ready to excel in law enforcement, the courts, corrections, or a local/state/federal agency.

Ready to advance your criminal justice career?

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