U.S. News names Wayne State’s Online Master’s in Criminal Justice among the best in the nation for 2022

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Even before the pandemic changed how the world works and learns, Wayne State’s online master’s degree in criminal justice set the standard for flexible and affordable graduate education. 

Now, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Wayne State’s program among the best in the state and the nation for 2022U.S. News evaluated master's degree programs in criminal justice and criminology using five categories including: engagement, faculty credentials and training, services and technologies, expert opinion and student excellence. 

“This ranking simply affirms the mission of our programs — to equip our students with the tools and confidence they need to make a difference in the field of criminal justice,” said Brad Smith, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice. “We're absolutely humbled to receive national recognition for simply doing what we love to do."

U.S. News rankings are highly regarded as a benchmark of excellence in online education, measuring student engagement and success, faculty credentials, university services and technology, reputation within the academic community and admissions criteria, among other factors. 

Learn more about Wayne State’s Online Master’s in Criminal Justice

For more information on the U.S. News & World Report ranking, visit usnews.com/online.

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