Criminal Justice Administration

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Master’s Degree

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Program Overview

USFSM’s Criminal Justice Administration program focuses on contemporary issues in criminal justice management and the current challenges facing the field.

As a graduate degree, it allows students to apply principles, theories and research in the field of criminal justice to “real world” issues affecting the criminal justice system.

Overall, this program is designed to develop leaders in the criminal justice professions.

Is the Criminal Justice Administration Program Right for You?

Do you want to make a difference in your field and become a leader in your profession? Do you have a desire for understanding current issues facing the criminal justice system? Are you self-motivated, self-disciplined and organized? Do you believe critical thinking and decision making are crucial parts of the learning process? If so, then USFSM’s master degree in Criminal Justice Administration is the right fit for you.

Future Careers

With a degree in Criminal Justice Administration, graduates can enter fields such as:

  • Police Officers
  • Probation Officers
  • Corrections Officers
  • Airport Security Officers
  • Border Patrol Agents
  • FBI Agents
  • Jailers
  • Law Clerks
  • Secret Service Agents
  • US Marshals
  • Security Officers

For more information on future careers and internships, please visit Career Services.

USFSM Contacts

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Potential Employers


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