Criminal Justice Master Degree Program Student

Help make a safer, more secure world

No matter who you are when you begin UB’s Criminal Justice and Human Security (M.A.) degree program, upon graduation, you will be a well-prepared graduate ready to work in the area of criminal justice, international security, defense, intelligence, and transnational crime prevention or deterrence anywhere in the world.

This program is an excellent choice for domestic and international students looking to continue their education in criminal justice and human security; law enforcement employees—from local police to international officers, seeking to gain further expertise in the field; as well as military personnel looking to enter security at the civilian level. Students interested in pursuing positions in federal organizations, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or in state or local criminal justice agencies that have an international focus will also benefit from completing this program. The program also provides a solid foundation for students looking to pursue advanced study in law or doctoral-level study of criminal justice upon graduation.

What will UBecome with a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Human Security Degree?

Pursue a career in…

National Security

Global Intelligence


Corporate Security

Private Security

Cyber Security


Law Enforcement
(local, state, Interpol)


Legal Research

Security Analyst / Penetration Tester


How can UB help me reach my career goals?

Career Assistance

UB’s Center for Career Development helps graduates prepare for entrance into the workforce. Our comprehensive career counseling and resource center is dedicated to helping you become an active participant in your own academic, professional, and career development.

Services provided include basics like interview preparation, resume and cover letter building, and salary negotiation as well as goal assessment and personal branding.

What's UBJobnet?

UBjobnet is UB’s internal job portal–open only to UB students and alumni! Here, you can access a variety of opportunities posted by local and national employers. Search for jobs/internships, submit your resume online, register for career related events, or all of the above.

To access UBjobnet:

  • Login to the myUB Portal
  • Click on the “Quick Links” box on the right side to navigate to UBjobnet
  • Find the resources that suit your needs:
    • Job Search: Find full-time, part-time, internship, student employment and volunteer opportunities
    • Email me new jobs: Set up job alerts by clicking “Email me new jobs” located above your search results. Use specific keywords to help tailor your emails to match your interests
    • Career Events: Register for and learn about more upcoming events
    • Employer Directory: Find and research companies related to your desired field
  • Upload your updated resume and cover letters to UBjobnet to be able to easily apply to posted positions through the system
  • Update your major, GPA, and graduation year in your profile to receive information on jobs and events related to your field



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