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Master's in Criminal Justice Administration


Pictured is Barbara Arroyo, who earned her B.S. in intelligence and national security and her M.S. in criminal justice administration, both from Point Park. | Photo by Chris Rolinson
Barbara Arroyo earned an M.S. in criminal justice administration and is now an investigator for the City of Pittsburgh Office of Municipal Investigations.

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.

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Pictured is criminal justice administration alumnus Daniel Meinert.
Daniel Meinert was promoted to securities investigator after earning his M.S. in criminal justice administration from Point Park.

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This graduate degree in criminal justice is offered in an accelerated format and can be completed in three semesters of full-time study.

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 degree requirements and course descriptions

Tuition Discount for Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh Employees

Point Park University offers tuition discounts to Allegheny County and City of Pittsburgh employees, among others. The level of the discount varies according to the agreement in place. View the tuition discount programs page for the full details and list of participating companies and organizations.

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.

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