grad programs uccs spa

Master's Programs

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration program provides graduate professional education and prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Master of Criminal Justice

The Master of Criminal Justice program is designed for students interested in comprehensive professional graduate education in the field of criminal justice.

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's in Criminal Justice

The Accelerated Master's Program (AMP) in Criminal Justice is designed to allow students to work concurrently toward the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) and the Master of Criminal Justice (MCJ).  Interested students should meet with their undergraduate academic advisor, as well as the MCJ program director, Dr. Jon Caudill, before submitting the Intent Form.  Instructions and the Intent Form can be found here.

Dual Masters - Public Administration & Criminal Justice

The Dual Master of Public Administration & Master of Criminal Justice program equips graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a number of public service or criminal justice settings.  The Dual MPA/MCJ can be completed in 54 credit hours, compared to the 72 hours if each degree was completed separately.

Dual Masters - Public Administration & Sociology

The Dual Master of Public Administration & Master of Arts in Sociology program provides provide graduates with a strong foundation to advance public service, work collaboratively to meet social challenges, and better understand key social phenomena using multiple lenses.