Master of Public Administration, Justice Admin. Specialization, M.P.A.

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A master's degree in public administration is available online through the following locations:

About this Program

The Justice Administration specialization of the MPA is designed to prepare students to be competent and compassionate leaders within the justice system.  Students are provided an educational basis in law, leadership, and management techniques unique to law enforcement and corrections.  The specialization is geared towards those pursuing careers in public administration who have a desire to work within and improve the justice system. 


The Master of Public Administration degree specializing in Justice Administration requires a total of 36 hours, 18 hours being core courses and 18 hours specializing in justice administration.

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The School of Behavioral and Social Sciences has a highly qualified and experienced faculty. 

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  • Probation Officer
  • US Marshall
  • Victim Services Specialist
  • Prison Warden
  • Customs Agent
  • Juvenile Court Counselor