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Online Master's in Justice Administration

(No GRE Required)

If you’re looking for an online criminal justice master’s degree program that will help you serve others honorably while achieving your career goals, University of the Cumberlands has the expertise, curriculum, and integrity you need to succeed.

Our online master’s degree in justice administration program was developed by law enforcement professionals for law enforcement professionals. This master’s in criminal justice online degree program is designed to accommodate both pre-professional students who wish to further their education and those already working in criminal justice careers who aim to advance within their respective agencies.

The faculty leading our online criminal justice master's degree programs have extensive experience and are aware of the risks and pressures faced by personnel in the field. We are committed to working with non-traditional students in this master’s in criminal justice online degree program by allowing students to work, study and interact with faculty as permitted by their professional schedules. Our commitment extends to include students in the Ph.D. in Leadership with a Concentration in Criminal Justice, should you choose to continue your education.

The online criminal justice master's degree program builds upon UC’s long tradition of community service and our commitment to ethical leadership. Our online master's in justice administration provides opportunities for rural and local criminal justice agency personnel to interact with other professionals employed in criminal justice administration jobs throughout the nation and gain a first-hand perspective of how larger agencies operate, including state and federal authorities. Our online justice administration master's degree program curriculum is planned with an awareness of the common prerequisites and academic preparation needed to enable students to become leaders in the profession.

Choose from one of the following specialization tracks within the online master's degree in criminal justice program:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital Forensics
  • Criminal Justice Education
  • Corrections
  • Homeland Security
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Investigations
  • Addiction Studies
  • KLEC or equivalent


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


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If you're researching online master's degrees in criminal justice, criminology, or justice administration in Kentucky, look no further. At University of the Cumberlands, not only do we offer one of the best master’s degrees in criminal justice programs in the nation, but you can stay at UC and further your education with a Ph.D. in Leadership with a Concentration in Criminal Justice. Call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page for more information.

National FOP University

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University of the Cumberlands is proud to support members and families of the Fraternal Order of Police. We have partnered with the National FOP University to offer members and their families exceptional academic programs that are structured to be some of the most affordable in the nation. FOP members can also apply to University of the Cumberlands free of charge.

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A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world. Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.

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