Master in Criminal Justice Administration

Respond to Your Community as a Leader

  • Advance your law enforcement career
  • 100% online
  • Learn from experienced faculty

Take the next step in your law enforcement career and become a trusted leader in your community with the online Master in Criminal Justice Administration program from East Central University Online. Offered fully online through an interactive, digital classroom, this program delivers the essential administrative skills you need to advance your position in law enforcement. With the support of experienced educators, you’ll explore litigation in the criminal justice system and learn to analyze crime patterns through advanced criminological theory. When you graduate, you’ll be equipped with the expertise necessary to protect your community in a variety of diverse leadership roles.

9 Transfer Credits Accepted
$318.25 per credit hour*

*Price reflects tuition for Oklahoma residents. Non-resident tuition is $675.40 per credit hour. There is a non-resident tuition waiver available if certain requirements are met. Speak to an enrollment counselor for more information. An additional semester fee of $7.50 will apply for all students.

Career Outlook

Designed to elevate your potential in law enforcement, the online master’s in criminal justice administration program from ECU Online will provide you with the credential you need for diverse leadership roles. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have what it takes to succeed in a variety of positions, including:

  • First-line supervisor
  • Criminologist
  • Tribal agency law enforcement agent
  • U.S. Secret Service agent

Start Dates

Fall 2020 B

Oct. 12

Spring 2021 A

Jan. 11

Spring 2021 B

Mar. 8

Advance your law enforcement career

Explore an innovative curriculum that delivers the professional skills and expertise it takes to serve your community as a trusted leader.

100% online

Choose from flexible course schedules that allow you to learn at your own pace and balance your education with your full-time professional responsibilities.

Learn from experienced faculty

Receive personalized instruction from expert faculty members with years of professional experience in criminal justice.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Higher Learning Commission

East Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

About East Central University

Founded in 1909, East Central University was originally established in eastern Oklahoma for the purpose of teacher certification training. Since that time, ECU has grown into a full-fledged university, offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. As the alma mater of business leaders, elected officials, artists, scientists, astronauts and countless others, ECU remains one of the best institutions in the state for students to experience innovative learning through on-campus and online communities.

We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.

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