The online Master of Science in Criminal/Social Justice (MSCSJ) from Lewis University is designed to meet the workforce demands of a critical part of our nation's economy, creating outstanding career opportunities for graduates with this unique combination of skills. That's why a number of Lewis University MSCSJ graduates are currently serving as police chiefs and federal agents throughout the country.
Today more than ever, law enforcement and public safety agencies demand their leaders and administrators understand not just the latest trends in crime and punishment, but be stewards of social justice and equality as well. Those who can combine ethical sensitivity and social responsibility with leadership skills and management expertise can be rewarded in a growing and recession-resistant sector of the American economy.
These are just a few of the criminal and social justice career options made possible with an MSCSJ degree from Lewis University:
Even in this tough economic climate, many areas of employment in criminal justice are expected to experience growth.
|Career Field||% Growth|
|Federal Law Enforcement||11%|
|Police and Detectives||10%|
A master's degree can be a key credential when you are competing for leadership positions, which also can offer generous compensation.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Criminal Investigator (Federal)||$93,897|
|Customs and Border Protection||$92,558|
|Deputy Police Chief||$85,521|
Don't forget — the two concentrations within the MSCSJ degree give you the opportunity to zero in on a career path that fits your passion and goals. With the help of professors rich with real-world experience in the Criminal/Social Justice field, you can make the career of your dreams a reality with the help of a Master of Science in Criminal/Social Justice from Lewis University.
To learn more about career opportunities associated with the MSCSJ, call (866) 967-7046 to speak with an Admissions Advisor or request more information.
¹U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-2011 Edition