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After reviewing a number of universities that offered Master's degrees in Criminal Justice (CJ), I selected Boston University - Metropolitan College. My reasons were many: 1) The recruiters were extremely helpful, and provided answers to all questions I had. They were extremely enthusiastic and encouraging. 2) Review of the available video testimonials from graduate students in the CJ program were very convincing of the many benefits of doing a Master's in CJ at BU. 3) The administrative people were extraordinarily helpful, and informative in not only answering my questions, but stepping me through the admissions process. 4) Throughout the program, all faculty members went above and beyond in assisting students through the 10 courses. 5) Regular contact with other students throughout the degree proved beneficial, in learning more about specific course materials that went above and beyond course content. All in all, a great experience. I highly recommend Boston University for anyone considering an online degree in Criminal Justice.
I decided to go back to school because I wanted to change careers. I looked into a few online graduate programs for Criminal Justice and eventually decided on Boston University. I was hesitant at first, especially because the person I spoke with about the program and enrollment was not really affiliated with Boston University. I continued to speak to the representative and explore options. Turns out, everything went well. When I attended, the courses were 7-weeks, you took 2 courses per semester, and you were placed into a cohort group and cycled through classes in a predetermined manner. I did not mind this because registration was easy. The courses were taught be actual Boston University faculty and teaching assistants. All of my classes were well structured with clear deadlines and expectations, provided recorded video lectures, audio lectures, and PowerPoint presentations. The professors were responsive and helpful. The support staff around the campus were easy to work with as well. The program went quickly and I really extended myself sometimes while balancing full-time work and full-time personal events. Some classes required a lot of work, but it was manageable, and made me better and managing my personal time.