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Criminal justice is one of the fastest growing fields of employment. Whether you’re interested in in the public or private sector, Suffolk’s master’s degree in Crime and Justice Studies prepares you to enter or advance within the field.

Combining intellectual breadth and depth with a pragmatic, career-oriented focus, our program provides you with the tools you need to excel in the areas of probation, policing, corrections, juvenile justice, victim advocacy, court and offender services, and criminal justice policy.

Distinctive features of Suffolk University's Master's Program in Crime and Justice Studies include the following:

  • Specialized concentrations in Victim Advocacy and Youth, Crime and Justice.
  • Opportunities to study with leading criminal justice practitioners in areas such as juvenile crime, community-based offender services, and prosecution.
  • Offers university joint graduate degrees in Mental Health Counseling, Public Administration, and Law.
  • The Center for Restorative Justice exposes students to a range of innovative practices that are quickly spreading around the world.
  • The Center for Crime and Justice Policy Research conducts research on timely policy issues and regularly employs graduate students in that research.