12 months
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Justice Studies MSc program from Arizona State University is designed for future scholars and change agents seeking understanding of the concept of justice and strategies for conducting research and evaluating policies that promote social change. 

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This Justice Studies MSc program from Arizona State University  is unique compared with other justice-­related programs in that it is housed in the School of Social Transformation at Arizona State University, placing students in the center of a transdisciplinary learning environment led by passionate scholars dedicated to working with students to create social innovations to change the world. 

Graduates of the Justice Studies MSc program are prepared to work in justice-related organizations, teach in community colleges, pursue doctoral programs, and research in the justice field.

Financial Support

Through the Western Regional Graduate Program students who are residents of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawai‘i, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the U.S Pacific Territories are eligible for in-state tuition. For more information about WICHE and its member states, please visit www.wiche.edu. For complete instructions and application for WRGP/WICHE, click here. 

The Graduate Education Fellowship is available to five incoming Master’s students in the School of Social Transformation, which provides up to $10,000 of support to academically successful students who are Arizona residents or underrepresented in their discipline. 

When funds are available, student worker grader positions are awarded on a semester basis to master’s students. Graduate and teaching assistantships are not typically available to master’s students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Justice Research Methods
  • Justice Theory
  • Statistical Problems in Justice Research
  • Qualitative Data Analysis and Evaluation
  • Research 
  • Thesis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in any field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • personal statement
  • writing sample
  • resume or curriculum vitae
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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