Saint Joseph's University

Master’s in Criminal Justice Curriculum

The criminal justice master's curriculum requires degree candidates to take four required core courses, plus their desired concentration courses. Total credit hours vary by concentration.

Concentrations are offered in Behavior Analysis, Behavior Management, Federal Law Enforcement, Homeland Security, and Intelligence and Crime Analysis. This arrangement allows you to create a unique plan of graduate study that is compatible with your interests and career objectives in the field of criminal justice. Alternatively, you can select the general concentration, which allows you to customize your studies to your criminal justice career goals.

General Track (30 credit hours): Complete the four core courses and six electives. Electives may be chosen from any of our online course offerings, excluding Behavioral Analysis courses.

Behavior Analysis (36 credit hours): Complete the four core courses, seven concentration courses, and one elective course. The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved courses ABA 601 through ABA 607 as meeting the 5th Edition Task List’s coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination. Applicants will have to meet additional internship requirements independent of the online program to qualify.

Behavioral Management (30 credit hours): Complete the four core courses, four specialized courses, and two electives. Electives may be chosen from any of our online criminal justice courses, excluding Behavioral Analysis courses.

Federal Law Enforcement (30 credit hours): Complete the four core courses, two required concentration courses, two specialized courses, and two electives. Electives may be chosen from any of our online course offerings, excluding Behavior Analysis courses.

Homeland Security (30 credit hours): Complete the four core courses, four specialized courses, plus two additional electives from any of our online course offerings, excluding Behavior Analysis courses.

Intelligence and Crime Analysis (30 credit hours): Complete the four core courses, two required concentration courses, two specialized courses, and two electives. Electives may be chosen from any of our online course offerings, excluding Behavior Analysis courses.

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Core Courses (Required)

Electives (Requirements vary by concentration)

Behavior Analysis Specialized Courses (Required)

Behavior Management Specialized Courses (Choose 4)

Federal Law Enforcement Concentration Courses (Required)

Federal Law Enforcement Specialized Courses (Choose 2)

Homeland Security Specialized Courses (Required)

Intelligence & Crime Analysis Concentration Courses (Required)

Intelligence & Crime Analysis Specialized Courses (Choose 2)

NOTE: Courses are in alpha-numeric order, not necessarily the order in which they are taken, and are subject to change. Please speak with a Program Manager for a course map.

To learn more about the online Master of Science in Criminal Justice curriculum from Saint Joseph’s University, call (866) 758-7670 to speak with a Program Manager right away or request more information below.

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