Through intensive graduate coursework and a full time internship, students in the Criminology program at Florida State University have the opportunity to complete their master’s degree while expanding their professional knowledge and networking in the field.
Coursework & Internship (Field Practice)
Students in the one year master of science track complete a total of 33 credit hours which include 24 hours of coursework and a 9 credit hour full time graduate internship (field practice) at a location of their choice. Students completing this program track take classes beginning in fall semester and finish with a criminology and criminal justice related internship in summer.
Learn From the Best
The College’s graduate program is a nationally recognized program of excellence. Students areprepared in the classroom by faculty who are leading experts in the field. Ranked #1 in the nation for research productivity, our faculty members are known for bridging the worlds of research, policy, and practice. Students use knowledge gained in the classroom to bring research to life through internships in areas such as policy and research, courts, corrections, law enforcement, victim services, and private security.
FSU’s distinct location in the Capital City affords our students unparalleled opportunity to complete their field work in criminology and criminal justice related state and federal agencies, including private industry.
Internship opportunities are not limited to just Tallahassee. The College partners with criminal justice agencies throughout the State of Florida and nation to offer an immersive experience that leads to career readiness and success.
Examples of agencies where students complete their graduate internship include: The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, The Institute for Intergovernmental Research, The United States Senate, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
- Proseminar in Criminology
- Survey of Criminal Justice Theories
- Survey of Criminological Theories
- Research Methods
- Theory in Criminology & Criminal Justice
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Civil & Private Law Criminology View 236 other Masters in Criminal Law in United States
- Baccalaureate degree from accredited college/university
- 3.25 GPA or higher for the final two years of undergraduate study
- GRE scores between 148 and 160 on both the verbal & quantitative tests
- Three letters of recommendation
- A 300-to-500-word statement of interest
International36630 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
National36630 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State15807 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 12 months.
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