Quick Facts

Deadline: December 1

Classes Begin:  January 13

Credit Hours: 33

Delivery: Online**

**Onsite courses may be offered depending on location enrollment.

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The Princeton Review ranks OU top in the nation in terms of academic excellence and cost. OU also ranks in the Top 10 Best Online Colleges for 2019 by U.S. News & World Report.

2019 Best Online Criminal Justice Programs

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

  • 33 credit hours
    • Certificate hours breakdown: 12 core, 12 concentration, three elective, and six completion are required 
    • non-certification houser breakdown: 18 core, nine electives, and six completion
  • Recommended Structure
    • Six hours fall
    • Six hours in spring
    • Three hours in summer.
  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Up to five years to complete the degree.

Three or Four Curriculum Areas:

  • Core
  • Electives
  • Degree Completion 
  • Concentration (optional)
    • Corrections Managements Certificate
    • Restorative Justice Certificate
    • Administrative Leadership Certificate (additional hours are required)

Criminal Justice Degree Planning Worksheet

Transfer Credits

Students can transfer credits into the master's program as long as it meets the following requirements:

  • Credit hours are not previously applied towards another degree. 
  • Are not more than five years old at the time of completion of the Extended Campus degree
  • Grade of an A, B, or S on a 4.0 scale.
  • Graduate-level courses

CRIMINAL JUSTICE GRADUATE CERTIFICATES

Graduate certificates provide an opportunity for a focused program of graduate study in a specified topic. You may complete the certificate program while enrolled in a graduate degree program, or you may be admitted directly to the certificate program. Hours taken in completion of the graduate certificate may be applicable to a graduate degree program. Certificate admission, retention, and completion GPA requirements are the same as for graduate degree programs.

Graduate Certificate in Restorative Justice Administration

Graduate Certificate in Corrections Management