Justice Administration

University of Louisville

M.Sc. Online
12 months
737 USD/credit
737 USD/credit
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Justice Administration from University of Louisville is designed for professionals within the criminal justice system who want to advance their career or strengthen their knowledge.


Justice Administration from University of Louisville degree delivers a forward-thinking curriculum that builds unwavering crime fighters and justice advocates—helping you move yourself, and our society, forward. You will learn from award-winning faculty with extensive expertise in the criminal justice system, justice administration, theories of crime and delinquency, legal issues in criminal justice, and advanced statistics and research methods.


  • Criminal investigator
  • Criminal records manager
  • Crime prevention specialist
  • Correctional treatment specialist
  • Corrections officer supervisor
  • Court case manager
  • Emergency management director
  • Juvenile justice supervisor
  • Police chief; Police commissioner
  • Probation and parole officer; supervisor
  • Security planning manager
  • Special agent (DEA; FBI)
  • U.S. Marshal
  • Victim advocate

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice Management
  • Theories of Crime and Delinquency
  • Applied Statistics in Criminal Justice
  • Domestic & Family Violence
  • Capital Punishment
  • White Collar Crime
  • Serial Murder
  • Race and Gender Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Covert Operations in Policing
  • Managing Organization Performance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete application for admission
  • Submit $65 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work from accredited institutions
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • Two recommendation forms from individuals who can speak to the applicant’s academic or professional capabilities
  • Original essay identifying the applicant's background, professional interest and goals, and the applicant's motivation and potential for successful completion of graduate work
  • English Proficiency
  • Financial Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    737 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 737 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    737 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 737 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Justice Administration
University of Louisville


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