You’re a busy criminal justice professional. You don’t have time to spend years pursuing a graduate degree.

Only Delaware Valley University offers the master’s in criminal justice that you need.

Our accelerated format can get you your master’s in as little as 5 semesters. Our cohort structure builds in stability and mutual support among you and your classmates. And our hybrid model – each course alternates between classroom and online sessions – is perfect for your busy schedule.

You’ll be taught by criminal justice experts – practitioners working in the field. From criminological theory and research methodology to professional ethics and administrative functioning, you’ll be educated to assume leadership roles in such areas as law enforcement, corrections, probation and parole, security, and other parts of the judicial system. DelVal’s M.A. in criminal justice is also great preparation if you’re considering a doctoral degree or law school.

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Christi Smith

Explore our curriculum

Our core curriculum of 10 required courses, selection of major electives and application of prior learning assessment credits creates flexibility and unique plans of study suitable for all learners.

Our hybrid program

We know that you have a demanding schedule. That's why we offer a mix of online and on campus classes every semester to fit your needs. In class or on the computer, you can get the education you need to get the promotion you want!