The dual MPA/M.S.CJ degree provides the opportunity for students to earn graduate degrees from two academic programs, the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, concurrently.
Students successfully completing this dual degree program will have the skills and analytical techniques for successful careers in both public administration and criminal justice. After successful completion of the MPA/MS dual degree program, students will receive two diplomas, one for the MPA and one for the M.S.
The dual degree program consists of 51 credit hours. Each student will complete a core of 11 courses (33 credit hours), two research methods and statistics courses (6 credit hours), two electives (6 credit hours), and a capstone experience of two courses (6 credit hours). The degree can be completed online.
For more information, please visit the graduate catalog or contact academic advisor Nasrin Lakhani at