With over 11 campus locations in southern United States and its excellent online degree program, South University has proven commitment and dedication when it comes to the promotion of life-long learning. South University offers over 45 degree programs. The student population is comprised of 73% female students and reflects South University’s accepting culture and diverse appeal.
Why Choose South University?
Since its establishment in 1899, South University has provided more than a century of academic service and continues to improve their standards to ensure a quality education. South University strives to challenge its students academically and promote critical thinking, effective verbal and written communication inside and outside the classroom. Dubbed the “Common Thread”, students are molded to become the leaders and advocates in their community within their particular field. By connecting classroom learning with real life experiences, online education takes on a whole new meaning at South University
South University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to grant associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is the recognized regional accrediting body in the eleven U.S. Southern States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia).
Master of Science in Criminal Justice
The South University College of Arts & Sciences offers an exclusively online 48 Credit Hour degree program for a Master’s in Criminal Justice with Specializations in Homeland Security, Corrections and Cyber Crime. South University offers on a quarter system with terms beginning in October, January, April and June.
There is a limited prerequisite requirement for students with bachelor’s degrees in related fields such as criminology, psychology, business or public administration, anthropology, political science, sociology or related social sciences to enroll along with students with undergraduate degrees in criminal justice.
The degree program is designed to prepare students for management, administrative, research, and teaching positions. Program graduates will also be prepared for admission to doctoral degree programs in criminal justice, criminology and other related field as well as for advancement within existing law enforcement, correctional, local and state government, and legal institutions.