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MS in Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Technology

Students looking for advanced graduate study in cybercrime may be interested in enrolling in the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Cybercrime and Technology Specialization program. To learn more about this graduate degree, read on.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Technology specialization

School Offering Program:

Ashford University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

All students who wish to apply to any master's degree program at Ashford University must have a bachelor's or postgraduate degree and have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.0 when obtaining that degree. Appropriate scores on the TOEFL or IELTS exam, or graduation from an English degree program, is required to show proficiency in English for successful acceptance into the program.

Program Description:

When studying the Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Technology specialization at Ashford University, students have access to graduate courses about criminal justice, as well as courses focused specifically on the topics of cybercrime and technology. Designed to address today's advanced technological landscape, the cybercrime and technology specialization covers computer forensics, cybercrime investigation and protection and security for cybercrime. Additional courses cover criminal justice, ethics, constitutional processes, victimology and criminological theory. In order to complete graduate study, a capstone course is included in this program.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

39 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Ashford University offers students several payment options, including cash plans, employer tuition reimbursement, direct employer billing, and military tuition assistance. Qualifying students may be eligible for financial aid.

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

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Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Required Courses for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Technology Specialization

Students in this program will have the opportunity to take graduate courses on criminal justice topics and then specialize with study in specific cybercrime and technology courses. Because degree programs and course options are subject to change, be sure to contact Ashford University to confirm accurate information before enrollment.

Criminal Justice Major Courses (30 credits)

  • Criminal Justice, Criminal Law & the Constitution
  • Criminal Justice Policy & Theory
  • Criminological Theory
  • Constitutional & Judicial Processes
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Psychological Factors in Criminal Justice
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • Victimology
  • Capstone: Evaluation & Program Analysis in Criminal Justice

Cybercrime and Technology Specialization Courses (9 credits)

  • Cybercrime Investigation
  • Computer Forensics
  • Security & Protection for Cybercrime

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The courses included in the Master of Science Criminal Justice - Cybercrime and Technology specialization program help prepare graduates for the rigors of working within the criminal justice field. Specific knowledge gained as part of the cybercrime and technology specialization may give students advanced opportunities within investigation and management when looking for employment.

Entry-level positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Criminal investigator
  • Private security manager
  • Homeland Security and terrorism prevention agent
  • Probation officer
  • Detective

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

For more information about on-time completion rates, the median loan debt of students who completed each program, and other important information, please visit:

http://ashforddisclosures.com/