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MA in Criminal Justice Administration

Niagara University in Ontario develops YOU to Succeed in the field of Criminal Justice Administration.

Program Starts: Fall 2024

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About MA in Criminal Justice Administration

The MA in Criminal Justice Administration prepares students for leadership positions in a wide range of criminal justice-related fields. Our faculty deliver a student-centered and tailored educational journey for each student, emphasizing the integration of experiential and applied work opportunities. The robust curriculum helps graduates to anticipate, address, and work towards solutions to problems associated with the criminal justice system and the individuals connected to it. Our active-learning approach ensures that students are keeping up with academic and industry insights and are prepared to move forward in their careers.

Our faculty work collaboratively with numerous local, provincial, and federal agencies and organizations, which provides students with unique research and internship opportunities. The coursework and small class sizes are designed to maximize student success and assist students in further developing their critical thinking, analytic, decision making, and deductive reasoning skills.

Why MA in Criminal Justice Administration?

This program is ideal for individuals looking to break into the field of Criminal Justice, as well as individuals seeking career advancement within these fields.


Our faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their research and specialize in a variety of relevant criminal justice topics, such as court systems, capital punishment and wrongful convictions, law enforcement, religiosity and crime, and victimization.


Complete your studies in two years (or at your own pace), with a flexible schedule that includes on-campus, online, hybrid, and weekend course offerings.


Our faculty aim to assist students achieve their individual educational and professional aspirations, by tailoring class electives, coordinating internship opportunities, and/or having students collaborate on their research projects..

Niagara University has been granted a consent by the Minister of Colleges and Universities to offer this degree program for a five-year term starting July 24, 2023. Prospective students are responsible for satisfying themselves that the program and the degree will be appropriate to their needs (e.g., acceptable to potential employers, professional licensing bodies or other educational institutions.)

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