Wayne State University offers online degree programs for the flexibility and convenience of an ever-changing student body. Current adult learners can have schedule commitments and geography challenges that would otherwise prevent them from seeking higher-level degrees. The advent of online learning as a distance education option has expanded the opportunity for career enhancement and advancement; Wayne State University meets those needs with several online degree programs available. Featuring the same content as the on-campus program, the master’s program in criminal justice can be completed in two years’ time. Emphasizing the problem of crime and the criminal justice system’s response, students learn emerging methods for crime control, data interpretation and resource acquisition to implement innovative resolutions. Student services and resources include academic advising, writing center access and more.