Day in and day out, you're confronted with issues that threaten local communities. Leverage your law enforcement experience to play a role in protecting the nation from larger threats and in leading the response to these dangers. Earning a Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security with a concentration in Global and Homeland Security may put you on the path to a new career as a command officer, private security director or intelligence analyst. Learn how to work together with other law enforcement agencies to solve problems, and gain the skills you need to manage critical incidents, intelligence, cybercrime and technology while getting a foundation in criminology.
*In Maryland, the Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security has an emphasis in Global and Homeland Security.
Graduates of Criminal Justice and Security programs may need to meet other requirements or qualifications to become a law enforcement, corrections or peace officer at the state, national or international level. Students who are interested in pursuing such professions are encouraged to check with the applicable agencies for a list of requirements.
Requirements and prerequisites
You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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The University's Criminal Justice programs are educational degree programs. For those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, corrections, or as a peace officer with any particular local, state, federal, or international agency, there are numerous additional qualifications (and often disqualifications) depending on the position. Before enrolling in a Criminal Justice program, potential students are highly encouraged to check with the relevant agency for a complete list of position requirements. The University makes no representations regarding whether any particular University program will qualify a graduate for any such position.