M.Sc. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Loma Linda University

24 months
18590 USD/year
18590 USD/year
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This Criminal Justice at Loma Linda University multi-disciplinary approach to deviance and administration of justice takes into consideration the social, physical, and spiritual well being of victims, offenders, and communities which provide a deeper understanding of crime and the struggle of the modern criminal justice system.


Learning outcomes

The purpose of this Criminal Justice  course of graduate study in criminal justice at Loma Linda University is to prepare students to think critically, analytically, and creatively about the problems of crime and social control in the contemporary world. The program is designed to meet the diverse needs of criminal justice professionals and will accomplish a number of objectives:

  • To prepare students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, criminal justice administration and planning.
  • Provide students with a thorough knowledge of social science theory and in applying criminological theory and research to current problems in criminal justice.
  • To provide students with thorough knowledge of current issues in criminal justice and the importance of the relationship of criminal justice to other disciplines and professions such as social work, psychology, medicine, dentistry, nursing, and public health.
  • To prepare students in the application of various computer technologies to decision-making in the criminal justice system.
  • To prepare students to conduct social research on crime and the effect of policies and programs on crime outcomes.
Possible Careers: Institutional mental health therapists, Rehabilitation therapist, Family reunification advocate, Juvenile justice/criminal court social worker, Victim/witness advocate, Case manager, Administrator/program director, Community resource development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime and Society
  • Criminal Procedure and Rules of Evidence
  • Restorative Justice
  • Criminological Theory
  • Legal and Ethical Aspects in Health and Mental Health Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Proof of High School Completion
  • Post-Secondary Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • How to Send Required Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18590 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18590 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for California

1570 - 2658 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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