UNH Masters in Criminal Justice Online

Take your next step, without stepping outside

With a Masters in Criminal Justice from the University of New Haven, you’ll hone your skills and prepare to become a leader in your profession. Our faculty members are experts in their fields, and include former law enforcement officers, FBI agents, Secret Service agents, and more.

  • UNH is among the most respected Criminal Justice programs in the United States and has been for more than 50 years.
  • The program is 100% online. Complete assignments on your schedule!
  • Graduates have been successful in the Chief State’s Attorney Office, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, FBI and more.
  • UNH’s online master’s degree in Criminal Justice prepares you for leadership and supervisory positions. According to the US Department of Labor, the median annual earnings for first-line supervisors of police and detectives is $84,260.

You can begin your online master’s degree during any of our 6 terms – no need to wait to start advancing your career.

University of New Haven is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and CollegesMade for you

Our online program is designed for working professionals. If you’ve already earned or are currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree and are looking for the next step in your career, complete the inquiry form on this page or call (203) 747-8065 for more program information!

No GRE or GMAT is required to apply and there are no application fees.

Quick facts about our Masters in Criminal Justice

  • Classes are 100% online so you can complete them anywhere.
  • Each term is 8 weeks for quick and effective learning.
  • You can complete all 36 credits in just 2 years
Daniel Bates, MS in Criminal Justice Graduate Student

Daniel Bates, Criminal Justice graduate student

As someone pursuing a career change to the criminal justice field, the accelerated online Master’s program offers the unique ability to jump start my new career in law enforcement while still providing the flexibility to work full-time.

Join our impressive group of alumni

Our graduates are putting knowledge into action for employers nationwide, including:

  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of Defense – National Geospatial – Intelligence Agency
  • FBI
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Chief State’s Attorney’s Office
  • US Department of Veterans Affairs