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Criminal Justice
Bachelor of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online bachelor’s degree program in criminal justice at University of Maryland Global Campus is uniquely designed to provide you with an understanding of crime and criminal behavior, the roles of practitioners within the criminal justice system, and the critical thinking and ethical decision-making strategies necessary to meet the professional demands of the field of criminal justice.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 100)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 230)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 340)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 345)
  • ((course.ccjs350!id)) or any upper-level CCJS course

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 360) or any upper-level CCJS course

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 380)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 341)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 352) or any upper-level CCJS course

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 497)

  • (3 Credits, CCJS 495)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you to move into a command position in law enforcement or meet the degree requirement for federal law enforcement. The content of the degree program is applicable to positions in the public and private sectors. Graduates may find positions throughout the criminal justice system.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

No previous experience is needed.

Total Program Credits
120
Transfer Credits
Up to 90
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $312 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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Digital Forensics & Cyber Investigation
Master of Science

These program requirements are for students who enroll in the 2022-2023 academic year.


The online master’s degree in digital forensics and cyber investigation from University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to prepare you to meet the growing demand for investigative, leadership, and executive skills in analyzing and mitigating cyber crime. Learn how to determine whether a digital system has been attacked or compromised, and master reliable methods to identify, preserve, analyze, and present evidence for legal prosecution and administrative proceedings.

Program Highlights
Required Courses

Take the following courses in the order listed:

Foundation Course


  • (6 Credits, CBR 600)

Core Courses


  • (6 Credits, DFC 610)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 620)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 630)

  • (6 Credits, DFC 640)

Capstone Course


  • (6 Credits, CYB 670)
Career Preparation

This program is designed to help prepare you for work in government organizations, the private sector, and law enforcement agencies in the areas of computer and digital crime.

Experience Recommended for Success in the Program

We recommend a background in computing and programming. If you need to improve your computing skills, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 605). If you have not taken programming courses, we recommend you take
(0 Credits, ASC 609). We recommend
(0 Credits, ASC 601) if you'd like to improve your graduate writing skills.

Total Program Credits
36
Transfer Credits
Up to 6
Format
  • All courses available online
  • Select hybrid courses available
Tuition Per Credit
  • $694 per credit (in-state)
  • $694 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $480 per credit (military)
Admission Requirements

This program follows standard UMGC admission requirements.

Military-Specific Details

This program does not have military restrictions. It is available to all eligible civilian and military-affiliated students.

State-Specific Details

This program does not have state-specific restrictions.

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