Master of Justice Administration (MJA)
The Department of Justice Studies offers rising leaders in the criminal justice profession the opportunity to gain a master of justice administration. The Master of Justice Administration provides students with a strong foundation in the administration of justice, focusing on values, and ethical principles such as truth, virtue, and justice. The Master of Justice Administration program is specifically geared to focus on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to effectively address complex problems and issues currently facing the criminal justice system.
The Master of Justice Administration program consists of 37 credit hours, or a total of 12 courses. Students attend three 15-week terms each year, taking two classes per term. Classes are held on the Methodist University Campus on Saturday and Sunday, one weekend per month, over the course of the term. Students will complete additional work for each course online between residency weekends.
Certificate in Criminal Justice Education
The MJA program also offers a graduate certificate in Criminal Justice Education. See its page for more information.