MPA/MSCJS Dual Degree

The Suffolk MPA/MS in Crime & Justice Studies will give you a dual degree in fields that directly impact public policy and safety. Armed with a solid background in leadership, public policy, and the American judicial system, you’ll be ready to tackle major challenges within the crime and justice arena.

The expedited dual-degree program will help you complete both degrees in less time, thanks to shared electives and balanced coursework. You’ll graduate ready to make a difference in any community and shape policy in the given field in which you want to operate.

Cost of Graduate School at Suffolk

Cost Per Credit (2020-2021) $1,260

Financial Aid for Graduate Study

Suffolk University is pleased to offer both merit- and need-based financial aid to graduate students—these awards can be up to $20,000 per academic year. Merit-based aid is awarded based on the applicant's academic credentials presented on the admission application. No separate application is required for merit consideration.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester: July 15 (International Applicants), August 15 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Spring Semester: December 1 (International Applicants), January 4 (Domestic Applicants), then rolling
Learn about the advantages of priority applications.

Application Materials

  • Completed online application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus
  • Resume
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Letter of recommendation (Learn more)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Official GMAT or GRE scores (Note: Testing requirements vary by program, and some students may qualify for a waiver. Learn more.)
  • 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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