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M.Sc. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Saint Joseph's University

18 months
Duration
905 USD/credit 18100 USD/year
905 USD/credit 18100 USD/year
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About

For over twenty years, the master’s program in criminal justice at Saint Joseph’s has been at the forefront of education in intelligence-led policing and criminal justice administration. Criminal Justice students at Saint Joseph's University create unique plans of graduate study that are compatible with individual interests and career objectives in both the public and private sectors.

Overview

The Criminal Justice program at Saint Joseph's University is flexible enough to allow students to concentrate on the theoretical and methodological knowledge needed to pursue a degree beyond a master's or to focus on the management skills necessary to succeed as upper-level decision makers.

Learning outcomes

Students are able to enhance their foundational knowledge of criminal justice; develop cognitive skills including written and oral communications, critical thinking, reasoning, and conducting research; apply ethical principles to complex social and legal issues; and prepare for their professional future. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Terrorism: Threats and Strategies
  • Homeland Security 
  • Sociology of Disasters 
  • Risk Assessment
  • Therapeutic Strategies in Criminal Justice 
  • Mental Health and the Law
  • Youth Cultures and Deviance 
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency 
  • Evidence-Based Practices in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Treatment
  • Foundations of Addiction for Criminal Justice Professionals 
  • Co-Occurring Disorders

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Official transcripts for all credits earned, undergraduate and graduate
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Professional resume
  • Personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 905 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    18100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 905 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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