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Criminal Justice Studies, M.Sc.

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University rank #448 (QS) Online
At Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice, our top priority is to turn out graduates who possess critical, independent thinking skills. Our policy-defining research, collaborative study and leadership engagement opportunities are just a few of the ingredients that help mold these skills.


 Our newly renovated Eppes Hall boasts fully integrated offices, classrooms and labs, designed for student-faculty teamwork and easy access to the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research.It’s the ideal environment to house our forward-thinking, research-driven educational community, like our faculty, who are ranked #1 in the nation for research productivity and are among the top 10 for grant acquisition. They are also recognized as leading experts in their fields and serve as Editor and Co-Editor for some of the most important scholarly journals in our field, like Criminology, Criminology and Public Policy, and the Journal of Drug Issues. We look forward to building on our reputation as the most experienced and highest-ranked program in the nation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey Criminological Theories 
  • Survey of Criminal Justice Theory & Research 
  • Computer Applications in Criminal Justice 
  • Research Methods in Criminology I 
  • Applied Statistics in Criminology I 
  • Race, Ethnicity, Crime & Social Justice
  • Criminal Law, Procedures & Individual Rights 
  • Prevention & Treatment Of Crime & Delinquency
  • Comparative Criminology & Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Penology 
  • Police & Society 
  • Victimology 
  • Directed Individual Study

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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General Requirements

  • Proof of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Proof of previous academic achievement, illustrated by GPA
  • GRE score (not required for applicants with five or more years of related professional experience)
  • International students whose native language is not English must provide a score for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • A 300- to 500-word personal statement describing your reasons for seeking a professional degree through a distance learning program
  • Your current resume

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Tuition Fee

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    564 USD/module
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    444 USD/module
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