If you’re ready for an online Master’s in Criminal Justice degree, your next step is to speak to the advisors at a few different online colleges or universities that spark your interest. You always want to make sure you compare the differences between each school, whether it’s over cost, financial aid, scholarships, accreditation, curriculum, length of program, convenience, or availability. The reason for this is that each online school has many different features to offer. One school may offer financial aid and scholarships, but may cost much more per credit than another school, and vice versa. Some online schools may have more credibility than others, while some may not even be accredited at all. You want to make sure you know exactly what you’re getting out of each school before applying. Aside from benefits such as convenience and flexibility, attending school online is very much like a traditional campus college where you must dedicate your money and time to get the most out of your education.
Next Steps recap:
- Compare online schools
- Choose a few of your favorite school choices and request more information, or speak with an advisor from the school
- Select your top school choice and request an application for enrollment
- Enroll in an online program and begin your studies