The ranking was created by consulting the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) College Navigator database to find accredited institutions with programs directly related to criminal justice. Schools included on the list feature doctoral- level faculty, coursework that corresponds with the latest trends and areas in criminal justice, the ability to transfer in credits from other approved institutions, and selective admission. Schools are listed by order of the average cost of graduate tuition indicated by College Navigator.
“I am proud that Fayetteville State University has been recognized for its online master’s in criminal justice program,” said Dr. Joe Brown, interim chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. “Our qualified and dedicated faculty is among the best in the field and they work hard to showcase the quality program that we have here. I could not be more pleased that their hard work and that of our students is being recognized.”
Top Criminal Justice Schools’ mission is to share our expert knowledge on the highest quality criminal justice degree programs offered at the nation’s top schools to ensure students receive the training needed to open professional job opportunities within the increasingly competitive criminal justice field.
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. NCES fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education; conduct and publish reports; and review and report on education activities internationally.
Fayetteville State University is a constituent institution of The University of North Carolina and the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state. FSU offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,200 students, Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the nation.
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