MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Faulkner University was recently ranked 4th in the nation for having the best online Master’s degree program in justice administration.
The ranking through Top Criminal Justice Schools, ranked Faulkner first in Alabama and 4th nationwide out of 50 schools for its online master’s in criminal justice degree program based on a point system. Points were given to schools with low tuition rates, low student-to-faculty ratios and high national recognition. Faulkner earned a total of 16 points, which tied with first, second and third places.
Faulkner University offers a completely online Master’s in justice administration designed for college graduates or professionals looking to advance their current careers. The program consists of ten online courses that each run five weeks in length.
Students take one class at a time and may complete the degree in just 14 months. Some of the required courses include administration of justice, comparative criminal justice, corrections, justice writing, law and justice and policing in America. Admission to the program requires an applicant to hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.5 or better.