The Criminal Justice Master's degree is designed to be completed in one year, with a total of 30 semester hours.
Now more than ever before, the world needs committed and capable criminal justice managers. With a Master's Degree from AUM's program of Criminal Justice, you'll be qualified for a variety of criminal justice management and executive jobs at the local, state, and federal levels. You will have the ability to specialize in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, and security administration.
Points of Pride
- The Department Head is an experienced former Deputy Chief of Police of a Southern California Police Department.
- Our full-time faculty have published scholarly books and numerous peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals, including Criminal Justice Studies, Police Quarterly, International Journal of Police Science & Management, Homicide Studies, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, and Criminology & Penology.
Put Your Degree to Work
Note: While salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education and training, and geography and industry, here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries in this area.
The job outlook for criminal justice occupations is expected to be about average from 2014 to 2024, growing 5 percent and adding 64,000 jobs. The most recent median annual wage for criminal justice occupations was $76,860 – more than twice the median annual wage for all occupations.