Master of Science in Crime & Justice Studies

Want to make a difference in your community and your career? Our Master of Science in Crime & Justice Studies program is designed to give you the educational foundation and hands-on know-how you'll need to have an impact in your area of interest.

This graduate program will help you challenge traditional thinking with new approaches to crime and justice. Our community-oriented curriculum is pragmatic and career-oriented, emphasizing crime's impact on communities, victims, and offenders.

You’ll get the tools you need to build a career in:

  • Criminology
  • Gender, Race & Social Justice
  • Probation
  • Policing
  • Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Court and Offender Services
  • Policymaking

Paying for Graduate School

Tuition (2018-2019)

Full-time, per semester
$14,760

Cost Per Credit (2018-2019)

For part-time students
$1,230

% of Students Receiving Financial Aid Per year

83%

Average Financial Aid Awarded Per year

$20,478

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: March 15 (priority), then rolling

Spring Semester: October 15 (priority), then rolling

Summer Semester: April 1 (priority), then rolling

Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary education
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation (Learn more)
  • All official transcripts from any college and university attended
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.

Crime & Justice Studies Information Request

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