Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)


Advance your career in Criminal Justice at Missouri Baptist University!

The Criminal Justice Master’s degree program (MSCJ) at Missouri Baptist University is ideal for those looking to enter or progress in the courts, law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, and/or juvenile justice. This online degree in Criminal Justice is also designed for students seeking positions in leadership, instruction in criminal justice or a professional specialization. As with other industries, these criminal justice fields will only succeed through the work of well-educated, well-trained, competent leaders and administrators. MBU’s Master’s degree in Criminal Justice promotes the development of leadership and administrative competencies to enable graduates to perform management roles in a variety of careers in criminal justice.


Our online degree in Criminal Justice can be completed 100% online and fits into the busy schedules of criminal justice personnel, including probation and parole officers, police officers, court personnel, corrections officers, criminal justice administrators, and juvenile officers. With a modified, accelerated cohort system, Master’s degree in Criminal Justice students can take courses whenever their schedule allows, or complete all requirements within a year – whichever works best for them.


Our online degree in Criminal Justice adheres to the same rigors as our traditional, on-campus degree program, just in a more convenient format – the only difference is you can learn at your own pace and on your own schedule. You don’t have to compromise any other obligations.


Missouri Baptist University’s Master’s degree in Criminal Justice program tuition and fees are highly competitive when compared to local private and public schools and some of the lowest in the area. In addition to the financial aid available for eligible students, full-time Criminal Justice Professionals can apply for a $500  Law Enforcement Grant for each semester in which they manage a full-time course load.

For more details on this online degree in Criminal Justice, please contact Craig Bodenschatz, Director of Online Recruitment, at or 314.744.7638 or use our Request Information form. For program specific questions, you may contact the program coordinator, James Kellogg at

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