Master - Business Administration: Criminal Justice

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The Master of Business Administration program in Criminal Justice at Northcentral University is focused on helping you grow knowledge and talents that might be necessary in the criminal justice line of work. Read on to find more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration program in Criminal Justice at Northcentral University is designed to help you strengthen your already solid foundation in business leadership and criminal justice studies. Courses will address a variety of subjects, from general education in business to more specialized criminal justice topics. Such topics will delve into ethics, forensics, business practices and much more. You will be required to complete a criminal justice research project in order to graduate. You will also have to demonstrate computer literacy as well as competency in research and writing.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you want to apply to this program, you should have interest in pursuing a career in corrections or the legal system, and should have strong leadership capabilities. You should also have a background in business education from which to build upon. Applicants to Northcentral University's online master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 30 total credit hours in order to graduate from this program. Fifteen credits will be foundational courses in business administration studies, 12 credits will be for specialization courses which you can choose from, and 3 credits will be from a criminal justice research project.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Criminal Justice

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
BTM5000-8Foundations for Graduate Study in Business
MGT5019-8Ethics in Business
SKS5000-8Comprehensive Strategic Knowledge Studies
MGT5028-8Business Statistics
HRM5000-8Human Resource Management
Specialization Courses
Select 4 courses from the following:
CJ5002-8Juvenile Offender
CJ5004-8Organized Crime
CJ5006-8Drugs, Values and Society
CJ5007-8Current Issues in Law Enforcement
CJ5008-8Violence and Society
CJ5009-8White Collar Crime
CJ5010-8Forensic Scientific Evidence
CJ5011-8Survey of Forensic Sciences
Signature Course
CJ6010-8Criminal Justice Research Project

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may choose to look into a variety of different job options. These positions may be in an office working with paperwork and files, working with individuals in the field or in many other possible environments.

Career options you may choose to pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Parole Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Criminologist
  • Court Clerk
  • Police Clerk
  • Probation Officer
  • Corrections Facility Worker