Law and Justice
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Where will I go after I receive my degree?

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to conduct research, evaluate current research and apply knowledge and skills to compete successfully for advanced positions. You will understand cultural and individual differences and how they can play a constructive rather than counterproductive role in the way the criminal justice system operates.

You can pursue administrative or research positions in federal, state, county, city, non-profit and private research institutions and agencies that focus on criminal justice issues.

Examples of research institutes are:

  • National Institute of Justice
  • Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
  • Police Foundation
  • New York Criminal Justice Agency
  • Vera Institute
  • National Development and Research Institute

Other jobs include Intensive Supervision Program (ISP) Officer, assistant trial court administrators, case managers, research analysts, program specialists and community college professors.