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University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Online Master of Criminal Justice Program Recognized as One of the Nation’s Best

Posted on: 09/10/2018

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville appeared on the 2018 list of the 50 best online criminal justice master’s degree programs from Top-Criminal-Justice-Schools.net. These rankings are based on factors such as tuition costs, the ratio of students to faculty, and national recognition for academic quality. The UW-Platteville Master of Science in Criminal Justice program offers law enforcement […]


Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Ranked 20th in the Country

Posted on: 08/02/2017

Top Criminal Justice Schools recently ranked The University of Wisconsin-Platteville 20th in its Top 50 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Degree Programs. UW-Platteville stood out for its well-rounded curriculum and core coursework, which prepares graduates to work throughout the criminal justice system in positions including corrections, law enforcement, emergency management, forensics, and victim advocacy. […]


Criminal Justice Careers for Women: Leadership Opportunities

Posted on: 02/26/2016

While stereotypically considered a male-dominated field, women are slowly becoming a more prominent part of the workforce in criminal justice agencies across the country. From 1990-2000, the amount of female law enforcement officers increased only slightly, growing at a very slow rate over the course of the decade. The growth increased somewhat in the early […]


UW-Platteville’s Online Master’s in CJ Ranks Among the Nation’s Best

Posted on: 04/29/2015

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice program at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a pioneer in distance education for over 35 years, has been named among the top 50 programs of its kind in the nation by OnlineMastersPrograms.org. The program at UW-Platteville was the only one in Wisconsin to make the list. According to OnlineMastersPrograms.org, […]


UW-Platteville’s Center for Distance Learning Earns $630,410 National Science Foundation Grant

Posted on: 04/14/2015

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a grant of $630,410 to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Center for Distance Learning to increase access to online master’s degree programs in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) disciplines. The five-year project will provide 10 annual scholarships to full-time online students pursuing graduate education in STEM fields. The overall […]


Online CJ Programs Ranked #2 in the Nation – SuperScholar.org

Posted on: 02/20/2015

We’re happy to announce that SuperScholar.org, an independent organization that assesses and ranks collegiate programs nationwide, has selected the University of Wisconsin-Platteville as #2 on their Smart Choice list of the 50 Best Online Master’s in Criminal Justice Programs! The Smart Choice ranking system is based on publicly available information regarding a program’s academic quality, […]


UW-Platteville Online Criminal Justice Graduate Programs Among the Best in the Country According to U.S. News

Posted on: 01/29/2015

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a pioneer in distance education for the past 35 years, is proud to announce the institution’s recent inclusion on U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Online Graduate Programs in Criminal Justice” list. UW-Platteville’s online criminal justice programs, which include the Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) and the Certificate in […]


Criminology vs. Criminal Justice

Posted on: 08/08/2014

While the typical image of a uniformed police officer securing their hometown through field work might be the first to come to mind when considering the law enforcement process, there are a wide variety of different ways to contribute to our country’s domestic safety. The American system of justice is a complicated, intricate assemblage of […]