College of Security and Criminal Justice

Master of Science/Administration of Justice and Security

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If you're ready to take the next step in becoming a leader in the world of criminal justice and security, then you've come to the right place. The Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security at University of Phoenix focuses on developing leadership and administrative skills. While criminal justice and security are at the center of our master's degree program, you'll also study other important areas such as cybercrime, forensics, public policy, profiling and more.

Additionally, our criminal justice and security degree programs are continually updated, ensuring you learn the most current knowledge and skills from our experienced faculty who have a pulse on the world of criminal justice and organizational security.

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 mission of the Master of Science/Administration of Justice and Security degree program is to provide criminal justice practitioners, pre-service students and second career students with administrative skills required in both public and private sector criminal justice organizations. While distinctions between the roles of justice and security organizations are understood, the degree emphasizes an understanding of administrative responsibilities common to both disciplines. Consistent with the University of Phoenix Mission Statement, and focuses on organizational productivity, leadership, and providing quality service in criminal justice organizations and the community are stressed. The degree provides students with administrative program and policy development and problem solving skills that blend industry theory with best practices and practical application. This degree should be of particular interest to criminal justice practitioners, pre-service students and second career students seeking executive, management, promotional or transitional opportunities in the management of police, corrections, court operations, and security organizations.
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In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Security and Criminal Justice graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

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Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, College of Security and Criminal Justice graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

Review the program student learning outcomes (PDF) report for the Master of Science in Administration of Justice and Security program.

Each college or school creates a set of Program Student Learning Outcomes (PSLOs) to describe the knowledge, skills or attitudes that students will possess upon completion of the program of study.

Review the annual assessment results (PDFs) for this program.

Cost breakdown

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Tuition (per credit) $740.0
Tuition (per credit) for 100/200-level courses Not available
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Resource fee $165.0
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Fees may be non-refundable. Students pay tuition on a course-by-course basis. All tuition and fees of the University are subject to change.

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