Online Master of Science Program Ranked 2nd in the Country
The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice’s online master's of science degree program was recently ranked second in the country by U.S. News and World Report in their annual rankings of online graduate criminal justice programs. The rankings, which were released on January 10, 2017, are based on survey data collected during the fall of 2016 that assess programs in four areas: faculty credentials and training, student services and technology, student engagement, and admissions selectivity. The School’s program scored particularly high in the areas of student services and technology and student engagement.
Over the past five years, the number of criminology and criminal justice graduate students actively taking online classes has more than doubled, another indicator of the program’s success.
UNO’s online masters of science degree in criminology and criminal justice is designed to meet the needs of working professionals as well as traditional students in providing access to education in a flexible format. The 36-hour program features courses that range in topic from risk assessment to policing to corrections to juvenile justice.
Additional questions regarding the online master of science degree program or any of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice’s master’s degree options can be directed to Lisa Sample, Ph.D., master's program coordinator.