M.A. On Campus Online

International Crime and Justice

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
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The Master of Arts in International Crime and Justice at John Jay from The City University of New York prepares students from around the world to address the challenges posed by the growing phenomenon of international crime.


Under the direction of John Jay faculty who are both distinguished scholars from multiple disciplines and practitioners in the field, students of the International Crime and Justice program at The City University of New York develop a deep understanding of the nature and impact of international crime and the domestic and international responses to it.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of the program will enter the job market equipped with advanced, substantive knowledge and the analytical and research skills necessary to pursue careers in Comparative Policing, Counterterrorism, Environmental Criminology, Criminal Analysis, International Human Rights, Financial Crimes/Financial Compliance, Anti-Money Laundering, and Anti-Corruption among others. The program also prepares those who wish to pursue doctoral studies in various disciplines.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Crime and Justice Theory
  • Illegal Markets and Economic Justice
  • Comparative CRJ Systems
  • International Criminal Law
  • Crime, Justice, and Cultural Struggles
  • Transnational Crime

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Master of Arts Online Program in International Crime and Justice welcomes applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, or international equivalent, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and other graduate coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement of approximately 500 words giving reasons for wanting to pursue graduate study
  • Students are required to submit a writing sample from a question prompt in the application (3 page essay or 1,500 words including references)
  • The Admissions Committee may request interviews with applicants.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.


  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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