In May 2016, College Choice, released its top 50 Best Online Masters in Criminal Justice Degrees, CSBS’ program ranked 12th overall. Robert Hand, lead editor for the ranking, explains College Choice's ranking further. "For students who have completed a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and wish to continue their education, deepen their knowledge of criminal behavior and correctional systems, increase their chances of establishing a career in leadership in this field or being involved in a research career, a graduate degree in criminal justice is worth considering. Master's degrees in criminal justice will require students to specialize beyond their general training in their bachelor's program, and most schools will boast strengths in one or more particular areas. Our focus on online programs in this list gives students an additional measure of flexibility." Learn more about the rankings.