Master of Criminal Justice
Online Program

The most influential criminal justice leaders view the world through a critical-thinking lens. They think beyond the rule and beyond the walls of their organization. Choose Boston University’s Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ) online program and learn to move forward in whatever direction you choose by ensuring your outlook and your education set you apart.

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Why Choose BU?

Our program prepares you to think beyond the current criminal justice system silos.

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Leadership is a
Collective Force

The complex field of criminal justice demands versatile leaders who are mindful of the multidisciplinary challenges ahead.

Check out the career areas to the right and learn why BU’s MCJ degree is designed for working professionals like you.

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  • +Law Enforcement

    BU's MCJ can lead to advanced leadership positions and more opportunities to make an impact. Read More

  • +Corrections

    BU's MCJ can help advance your career and take your decision-making skills to the next level. Read More

  • +Court Professionals

    You have law expertise. BU's MCJ can broaden your knowledge and help in your pursuit of higher roles. Read More

  • +Counselors

    Widen your view of criminal justice. BU's MCJ can bring the totality of contributing factors into focus. Read More

  • +Career Changers

    Learn how BU's MCJ can build your networking opportunities and future marketability. Read More