Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice

UW-Platteville Online Master's in Criminal Justice
The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) certificate prepares you to work among maltreated children.

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lead, teach, and GROW in criminal justice

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program provides you with a comprehensive degree designed for criminal justice and social service professionals who need additional knowledge and skills to advance to a higher-level position, have a desire to teach at a community college or university, and/or seek an advanced degree as a prerequisite for entry into the criminal justice field.

Your success is at the core of the criminal justice curriculum
You’ll benefit from core courses such as Criminal Justice SystemsCriminological TheoryLaw as Social Control, and Criminal Law.



Make your degree your own with a Child Advocacy Studies Certificate
The Child Advocacy Studies (CAST) certificate is designed to prepare you for the realities of child protection and serve your needs if you intend to pursue a career in child protection, victim witness protection, law, school social work, and treatment providing.


Flexibility, credibility sets UW-Platteville Online apart

  • 100% online courses
  • 30 credits to earn your degree
  • Earn certification while you complete your degree
  • Take up to seven years to complete your degree
  • No GRE or GMAT required
  • Accredited by Higher Learning Commission
  • Designated GI Military-Friendly School
  • A "Best Buy" degree program
  • Opportunity to transfer credits

Program Information

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