Liberty University Online

Master of Science in Criminal Justice: Restorative Justice

Address:

1971 University Blvd.

Lynchburg, VA 24502

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Criminal Justice: Restorative Justice

Format: Online

Program Description:

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Science (M.S.) in Criminal Justice – Restorative Justice degree is designed to help students facilitate the release and re-entry of former offenders into society while promoting constructive reform of the American criminal justice system. At its core, the restorative justice process seeks to help criminals take responsibility for their actions and make reparations to their victims. Through this master’s program, students can gain a deeper understanding of how the restorative justice process works so they can foster healing, justice, and reconciliation in their communities. The M.S. in Criminal Justice – Restorative Justice is a great option for current and aspiring managers and administrators in law enforcement, the court system, and corrections. Students who work in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors can all benefit from the advanced training offered in this online master’s degree. Topics of study include criminal justice program evaluation, topics and trends in criminal justice, and administration of justice organizations. Students will also learn about the philosophical and practical underpinnings of restorative justice as well as strategies for implementation. Upon graduation, students can pursue roles as directors of restorative justice, police chiefs, restorative justice coordinators, restorative justice development officers, victim advocates, and victim/witness coordinators.

Accreditation:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Available to many students and parents, loans are an option for funding one's education.

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