Michigan State University-College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice Online Master in Science in Judicial Administration (MJA) Program

Michigan State University-College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice offers three distinct online Master in Science Degrees in Judicial Administration for students with a bachelor’s degree. The program requires 30 credit hours and typically takes two years to complete.

Unlike other Master in Law programs, Michigan State University does not offer concentrations. Instead, there are three different Master’s degrees within the Judicial Administration Program. Students will choose to pursue a Master’s in one of these three areas:

  • Master of Criminal Justice
  • Masters in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
  • Masters in Judicial Administration

In each of the three master’s programs, courses address emerging issues and trends in judicial administration in the United States and globally, as well as the theories, methods, and practices deemed to be critically important for the administration of courts.

Michigan State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Michigan State University-College of Social Science School of Criminal Justice Online MJA Program: Overview

Program Name: Master of Science Degree in Judicial Administration

Online Program Structure: No Campus Visits Required

Program Options:

  • Full-time
  • Asynchronous

Concentrations: Concentrations are not offered, but three distinct, focused degrees are offered in:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis
  • Judicial Administration

Contact Information:

Program Length: 30 credits, typically 2 years

Admission Requirements:

  • GRE required for students with cumulative GPA below 3.0
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Transcript
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Disclaimers: Please contact the Program Coordinator to determine if the program is available for your state of residence.