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Degree Programs
We offer a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science degree in criminal justice. Our Master’s program is completely online, with each course including four online synchronous sessions.

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Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become members and leaders in CJA (Criminal Justice Association) and/or APS (Alpha Phi Sigma).

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Criminal Justice Internships
Students are most successful when focusing on a career or obtaining a summer internship.


Criminal justice is the study of crime control and the justice system through the lens of law enforcement, courts, and correctional agencies. Criminology is the study of crime and criminal behavior, focusing on the causes of criminal behavior through the use of scientific methodology. Criminal justice and criminology are interdisciplinary fields that draw upon the knowledge bases of sociology, psychology, law, public policy and other related disciplines to develop insights into the causes, control, and prevention of criminal behavior. For more information email criminal-justice@marshall.edu.