M.Sc. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Virginia State University

24 months
18627 USD/year
18627 USD/year
8375 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master of Science in Criminal Justice program at Virginia State University will provide opportunities for advanced graduate work and scholarship in criminal justice.


The program at Virginia State University is designed to provide a Master's of Science degree for entry into leadership positions in criminal justice professions.

Learning Outcomes 

The students graduating with a Master's of Science in Criminal Justice degree will:

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the field of criminal justice.
  • Acquire theoretical knowledge of crime and criminal behavior.
  • Have improved skills for conducting scientific research in criminal justice.

Programme Structure

  • Like the other departments or units in this illustrious University, the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice takes our role as “The Opportunity” Institution very seriously. 
  • Therefore, from freshman year through graduation, we provide useful advising and guidance to our students to promote on time graduation and enrollment in classes that are geared towards the satisfaction of their degree or minor requirements. 
  • We offer internship opportunities in addition to other external student engagement activities through service learning and volunteering.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Academic Transcript: If you attended a college or university outside the United States, you must provide an official evaluated transcript (not from you to us, but from the evaluating agency to us). 
  • Language Testing.
  • Health History.
  • Financial Certification. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    18627 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18627 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8375 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8375 USD per year during 24 months.

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.


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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