of Justice

Master of Science

Plan for the Future

The Wilmington University Master of Science in Administration of Justice positions students to be leaders in the field of criminal justice. Student will gain the knowledge and skills to address the problems and issues that will challenge agencies in the future. 

Choose Your Path

The WilmU M.S. in Administration of Justice degree program offers three specialized concentrations and a Post Master’s Certificate in Homeland Security. The concentrations include:

  • Leadership and Administration: Develop leadership and administrative skills that are necessary for successful criminal justice professionals. Gain a broad understanding of the management function and the administrative process as they relate to criminal justice organizations.
  • Criminal Behavior: Develop the skills and knowledge needed for criminal justice practitioners in the client-oriented professions that include probation, parole, community corrections, and the judicial referral of offenders. Learn the concepts associated with criminal behavior as they apply to working with a specialized population.
  • Homeland Security: Gain an understanding and a working knowledge of major issues in Homeland Security.  Examine current topics in Homeland Security including modern terrorism, risk assessment and management, and the practical legal implications involved.

Post Master's Certificate in Homeland Security

Issues involving homeland security have become a priority at all levels of government and the corporate world. Professionals in these fields need to know the problems involved and be prepared to adapt to the ever changing landscapes in homeland security. With today’s emphasis on Homeland Security and the constant change for criminal justice practitioners and those in related fields, this Post Master’s Certificate is for professionals who strive to stay knowledgeable on current trends. This credential is for those who have earned a master’s degree in criminal justice or a related discipline and want to broaden their understanding of Homeland Security issues in an academic environment.

Complete Your Master's in Just 12 Months!

The degree can be completed in as little as 12 months or in 18 to 24 months following a more traditional schedule. Courses are available in seven-week blocks, weekend modular, online and more. Whatever your scheduling needs, there's a flexible course format available to accommodate it.

Start your degree today. WilmU offers rolling admission and classes that begin every eight weeks. Don't wait, apply today!

This information applies to students who enter this degree program during the 2015-2016 Academic Year. If you entered this degree program before the Fall 2015 semester, please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.