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Criminal Justice Online Master's Program Earns Another Ranking

By Sheryl E. Taylor

The College of Public Service’s (CPS) online degree program for a master’s in criminal justice was recently ranked No. 14 by BestMastersPrograms.org for 2020.

This site’s methodology ranks the top 25 criminal justice master’s programs online with four criterion: cost, reputation, salary potential and student satisfaction. Data for these criteria is gathered from College Scorecard, IPEDS, Niche and U.S. News & World Report. Only accredited programs are considered.

UHD’s Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice provides leadership, critical thinking and knowledge in the areas of: criminal theory, program evaluation and criminal justice administration.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.