Master - Business Administration: Criminal Justice

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The Master of Business Administration program in Criminal Justice at Northcentral University is focused on helping you grow knowledge and talents that might be necessary in the criminal justice line of work. Read on to find more about this program today.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The Master of Business Administration program in Criminal Justice at Northcentral University is designed to help you strengthen your already solid foundation in business leadership and criminal justice studies. Courses will address a variety of subjects, from general education in business to more specialized criminal justice topics. Such topics will delve into ethics, forensics, business practices and much more. You will be required to complete a criminal justice research project in order to graduate. You will also have to demonstrate computer literacy as well as competency in research and writing.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you want to apply to this program, you should have interest in pursuing a career in corrections or the legal system, and should have strong leadership capabilities. You should also have a background in business education from which to build upon. Applicants to Northcentral University's online master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree.

What Are the Course Requirements?

You must complete 30 total credit hours in order to graduate from this program. Eighteen credits will be foundational courses in business administration studies, 9 credits will be for specialization courses which you can choose from, and 3 credits will be from a criminal justice research project.

Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Criminal Justice

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
MBA 5102 Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
MBA 5110 Managing People and Teams
MBA 5121 Managerial Decision-Making
MBA 5130 Managing Business Finances
MBA 5140 Operations Management
MBA 5150 Innovation and Marketing
Specialization Courses
Select 3 courses from the following:
CJ 5101 Welcome to Introduction to Criminal Justice
CJ 5002 Juvenile Offender
CJ 5004 Organized Crime
CJ 5006 Drugs, Values, and Society
CJ 5007 Current Issues in Law Enforcement
CJ 5011 Survey of Forensic Sciences
Signature Course
MBA 6010 Strategic Planning

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

Upon completing this program, you may choose to look into a variety of different job options. These positions may be in an office working with paperwork and files, working with individuals in the field or in many other possible environments.

Career options you may choose to pursue include but are not limited to:

  • Parole Officer
  • Police Officer
  • Criminologist
  • Court Clerk
  • Police Clerk
  • Probation Officer
  • Corrections Facility Worker