Criminal Justice

Lasell College

12 months
600 USD/credit
600 USD/credit
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Designed for working professionals looking to enter or advance in this critically important field, Lasell College M.S. in Criminal Justice degree program provides the skills, knowledge, and practical experience needed to protect and serve the public through a wide range of careers.


Conveniently offered entirely online and led by a team of experienced faculty comprising professionals from law enforcement, the judiciary, corrections, and security, our Criminal Justice program at Lasell College prepares you for an impactful, rewarding career.  

Through our programs, those new and experienced in the criminal justice field will:

  • Gain the specific skills and knowledge that employers seek - including critical thinking, quantitative reasoning, communication and investigative skills, effective uses of technology, and an understanding of diversity and cultural issues
  • Learn from committed faculty who bring real-world experience and insight to each course
  • Gain hands-on experience through a capstone project
  • Build a professional network of professors and fellow classmates, and benefit from their unique perspectives 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Criminal Justice System & Process
  • Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Theories of Violence & Aggression
  • Critical Legal Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Ethical Theory & Criminal Justice Policy
  • Crisis & Emergency Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  • Two professional letters of recommendation from either faculty or employers
  • A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    600 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    600 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 600 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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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