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Master of Science in Administration of Justice

Advance to Criminal Justice Leadership with the M.S. in Administration of Justice

The Wilmington University master’s degree in Administration of Justice prepares the next generation of thought leaders and skilled practitioners in the fields of criminal justice management, homeland security, and criminal behavior. 100% online options make this affordable master’s in criminal justice degree program fit your life!


In-Depth Criminal Justice Courses Led By Engaged Leaders

Courses such as Criminological Theory and Technology for Modern Policing are developed and instructed by experts in the field and combine scholarship, professional experience, ethics and technology to form a curriculum that will prepare you for success in both the public and private sector as an upper-level decision maker.

Customize Your Administration of Justice Master’s Degree to Align Your With Goals

This online Administration of Justice M.S. program offers a choice of three concentrations that build upon a strong core of advanced criminal justice courses. You can choose Leadership and Administration, Criminal Behavior or Homeland Security for specialized study, or opt for a more generalized course of study, to meet your professional objectives.

Accelerated and Advanced Study Options in Criminal Justice

WilmU’s master’s program in administration of justice is designed to be completed in two years of continuous study; however, accelerated options are available for motivated students. The Post-Master’s Certificate in Homeland Security allows for advanced study of emerging trends in the ever-evolving field of homeland security.


The MS in Administration of Justice program at Wilmington University is Middle States Accredited Wilmington University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education
3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2680
Tel: (215) 662-5606, Fax: 215-662-5501, msche.org


Choose from 3 Specialized Criminal Justice Concentrations

  • Leadership and Administration 
  • Criminal Behavior 
  • Homeland Security
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Finish your administration of justice master’s degree in as little as one year.
12 courses 36 total credits

$1,431 per course

Cost of a typical 3-credit graduate degree course taken at our
Wilson Graduate Center or online. Wilmington University tuition is based on cost-per-credit.
You only pay for the courses you need to complete your master's in administration of justice degree.

Career and industry outlook for
M.S. in Administration of Justice graduates.

A M.S. in Administration of Justice degree opens the door to career growth and leadership positions in many fields.

Source: Emsi Economic Modeling, LLC, 2018

5.5% Job Growth (2016-2026)

More than 1,400 Annual Openings

$51.61 Median Hourly Earnings


As a retired police officer, I wanted a program that was relevant to the experiences that I had on the street. As someone who is extremely busy with my new career, family life, and volunteer work, I needed a program that would fit my schedule. Wilmington University provided everything I required, with an outstanding curriculum and faculty. — Wayne Buchanan
MS in Administration of Justice, Wayne Buchanan testimonial Wilmington University

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