The John Jay Criminal Justice Master of Arts Program has a large, diverse, and celebrated faculty who provide students with an advanced understanding of research and practice in the US criminal justice system and related issues.
This Program, developed within the Psychology Department, has been approved by New York State as a "license eligible" academic program. It satisfies the state's educational requirements leading toward professional licensure as a Mental Health Counselor, with a specialization in forensics.
The Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology is designed to train practitioners to provide psychology services to, and within, the criminal and civil justice systems as well as to prepare students for doctoral study in psychology.
The Four-Year Forensic Psychology MA/JD offers qualified students the opportunity to earn both a John Jay Master of Arts degree in Forensic Psychology and a New York Law School Juris Doctor degree in Law which may be completed in as little as four years.
The Master of Science in Forensic Science is designed to provide advanced education for scientists, administrators, directors and other professionals currently employed in crime laboratories, medical examiners’ offices and in such related areas as public safety, arson investigation and environmental protection.
The Master of Arts in International Crime and Justice reflects the College’s commitment to the internationalization of criminal justice education and builds on the strengths of our undergraduate degree in international criminal justice by opening the possibility of graduate education in this field.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers two Master of Public Administration programs. Both programs require 42 credits of graduate study, and both are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration.
The mission of the Master of Public Administration in Inspection and Oversight Program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice is to prepare students for public service careers in inspection and oversight organizations and to advance the study of Public Administration through scholarly and applied research and community service.
The Master of Public Administration Program in Policy and Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice prepares students for careers in public and independent organizations as managers, analysts and leaders.
The online Master of Public Administration: Inspection and Oversight program at John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers highly specialized training in the growing field of inspection and oversight.
The Master of Science in Protection Management Program provides advanced professional education in theory, design, management and operation of fire and security protection, and emergency management systems.