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School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Distance Education in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Students can take courses or earn a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from a nationally recognized leader in criminological research and education in a completely online format. The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice recognizes that many of today’s students require degree programs that are flexible. Online courses provide students with more control over their schedule, freeing up time for work, traditional courses, or other life responsibilities. For a list of the courses that are offered online and the courses current being offered click course offerings.

Online Master of Science Degree

The School offers a Masters of Science degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice that is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and traditional students by providing educational access and flexibility in an online format. Obtaining a professionally oriented master’s degree can help students advance their careers, improve their professional skills, develop new competencies, and change careers. A master’s degree can also help students obtain a job and earn a higher income. For detailed information (including admission and degree requirements) on the Master of Science Program, feel free to download the Masters Student Handbook for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Online Bachelor of Science Degree Completion Programs

The School’s highly regarded faculty contribute to two online Bachelor of Science programs that draw from the strengths of the Omaha, Kearney, and Lincoln campuses of the University of Nebraska.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney offers a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree completion program designed for students who have already earned an associate’s degree or who have completed the majority of their general education courses. The program of study includes hands-on experience through an internship completed at a location convenient to you.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers a Bachelor of General Studies degree completion program for students 21 and older. Students may earn a concentration or a minor in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Transfer credits are accepted from all accredited colleges and universities including up to 64 credits from community colleges. Credit may also be granted for military service and training, and for many workplace training programs.

For More Information

Additional questions regarding the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice’s online Master of Science degree can be directed to Lisa Sample, Ph.D., Masters Program Chair.

Lisa Sample, Ph.D.
(402) 554.2610
lsample@unomaha.edu    

Additional questions regarding the University of Nebraska at Kearney’s degree completion program can be directed toTami Fosher.

Tami Fosher
Phone: 308.865.8892
Email: foshertl@unk.edu

Additional questions regarding the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Bachelor of General Studies degree completion program can be directed to Jaci Jenkins Lindburg, Ph.D.

Jaci Jenkins Lindburg, Ph.D.
Phone: 402.554.4020
Email: jlindburg@unomaha.edu