Alliant’s Online Masters in Criminology Degree is designed to enhance the skill set and employability of those already working within–or interested in entering–this emerging and dynamic field.

This online master’s in criminology program combines theory, the latest research and innovation, and knowledge of scientifically-supported best practices to provide advanced criminal justice, security, and victim services knowledge and skills. The curriculum draws on numerous disciplines, with heavy emphasis on criminology, criminal law, and forensic psychology.

This 40-unit master’s program is offered in a fully online, asynchronous format, meaning you will not be required to be online at specific times. Our virtual classroom promotes student-to-teacher and even student-to-student interaction and discussion, ensuring the benefits of a the physical classroom are still present in our online criminology degree program.

Graduates will be prepared to pursue careers in:

  • Law enforcement
    • Local, state, and federal; investigations; research and analysis; training and academics; evaluation
  • Consulting
    • Investigations; expert witness; security planning and prevention; school and workplace safety; public and agency policy
  • Teaching
    • Colleges and universities; security training; specialized training
  • Corrections
    • Probation, parole, and public education

Choose From Three Concentrations

The Applied Criminology program is designed so students can customize their courses to fit their interests or industry. Upon enrollment, students choose from one of three concentration options:

  1. Criminal Behavior
  2. Conflict Resolution and Crisis Management
  3. Victimology

Contact Us to Learn More

Your online criminology degree can lead you toward a number of different exciting careers within this field. Contact us to learn more about our Applied Criminology Masters Degree program.