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Master's in Criminal Justice Administration

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Pictured is criminal justice alumnus Chris Ingram standing outside of The Tom Rutter House on Gateway Rehab's main campus.
Meet criminal justice administration alumnus, Chris Ingram, director of the halfway house programs at Gateway Rehab.

Enroll in Downtown Pittsburgh's Criminal Justice Master's Program

Point Park University's Master of Science in criminal justice administration provides a strong foundation in business, administration, law, policy, economics and criminological theory. Our criminal justice master's program is designed for the well-educated criminal justice professional who must be armed with diverse skills, as well as the working professional who wants to pursue advanced education on Saturdays.

For successful completion, this graduate degree in criminal justice requires three semesters of full-time study and is offered in an accelerated format that requires additional time outside of the classroom.

Graduate Degree in Criminal Justice Course Offerings

Some of the courses in the Master of Science in criminal justice administration degree program include:

  • Criminal Justice Administration and Management
  • Politics, Policy and Criminal Justice
  • Organizational Behavior in Criminal Justice
  • Economics of the Criminal Justice System

For a comprehensive list of program requirements and more information, see the program guide and course descriptions

Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more our graduate degree in criminal justice administration, visit our FAQ page.

Five-Year Combined B.S. and M.S. in Criminal Justice

Are you interested in earning both a bachelor's degree and master's degree in criminal justice in just five years? Learn more about our five-year combined bachelor's and master's in criminal justice program.

Alumna Video

Maurita Bryant, Criminal Justice Administration Alumna and Assistant Chief of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police: