M.Sc. On Campus

Criminal Justice

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

12 months
13269 USD/year
13269 USD/year
5237 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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A Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is the perfect next step for students and professionals wishing to take their careers to the next level.


Students in the Criminal Justice program at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga will take advanced coursework in diverse subjects such as corrections, policing, courts, comparative/cross cultural issues, minorities and gender issues, victimology, white collar crime, terrorism, ethics, and popular culture. 


The skills students learn position them competitively for leadership and management positions in every area of the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evening classes are offered for professionals seeking to advance their careers without putting their lives on hold, and flexible curriculum guarantees that you learn the skills relevant to your interests and earn the degree you want.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH

12 hours of required courses and 18-24 hours of electives 


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university,
  • be approved by the Criminal Justice Department
  • Most students whose native language is not English will be required to submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). International students may get assistance in the admission process and should be sure to consult with staff in that area.
  • The program is selective, and not all students are admitted to the Criminal Justice degree program. Only students with sufficiently high undergraduate grade point averages and GRE scores, effective supplemental applications forms, and excellent letters of recommendation are accepted into the degree program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    13269 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13269 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    5237 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5237 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • Students classified as in-state do not pay tuition because they are funded by the state of Tennessee.
  • Per credit hour

Living costs for Chattanooga

912 - 1523 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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