A well-known public research institution, the University of Cincinnati encompasses four campuses totaling 473 acres in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati (UC) has been categorized at the highest level of higher education: the Carnegie Commission (which evaluates the achievements of faculty, current research, leading edge curriculum, and accreditation) has recognized UC as a Doctoral/Research University — Extensive. Each year, this urban, public, nonprofit university graduates 5,000 students, adding to more than 200,000 living alumni around the world. The online programs connect students to a dynamic community of devoted educators, accessible research, and a dedicated support team.
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- Classified as a Doctoral/Research – Extensive University, by the Carnegie Commission
The University of Cincinnati is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), a Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
The UC Master of Health Administration program provides working professionals an opportunity to earn their degree online in just 2 ½ years. Students have the ability to gain the credentials, knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and manage health care organizations, agencies and practices now and into the future.Master of Science in Criminal Justice
University of Cincinnati’s Online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program has graduated more than 1,500 students in its ten year history online. The School of Criminal Justice is ranked among the Top 3 Criminal Justice programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, and it’s the only school in the top 3 with an online master’s degree. The comprehensive 11-course curriculum is designed to help you understand the conceptual and theoretical frameworks that inform the study of crime and criminal justice, assess problems through a rigorous research approach, and conduct improved policy analysis. We offer three distinct concentrations so you can focus your master's degree in an area that is most relevant to you — Analysis of Criminal Behavior, Law Enforcement & Crime Prevention, and Corrections & Offender Rehabilitation. The program will also help you identify current trends in the areas of corrections, policing, and criminology. Many of our graduates pursue careers in research and university settings or assume other leadership roles in the criminal justice system. Our graduates command the respect of their peers and supervisors as they lead positive change in the field.
“Apart from the excellent curriculum, the theory-based program helps you to assess every perspective in a given situation—an invaluable tool in making quick, accurate decisions. The professors are incredible at helping you discover answers to tough questions. This is an excellent degree if you are planning on advancing yourself in a new career.”
– Bryan Tye – MCJ Graduate
“The online CLS (MLS) program at the University of Cincinnati is absolutely wonderful! I have wanted to obtain my degree in CLS (MLS) since the day I graduated from my MLT program. The problem was I could not find time to earn my bachelor’s degree while raising a family and working a full-time job."
– Kalynn Baumann – CLS (MLS) Graduate