You can choose to complete the program on the main campus or online to fit your lifestyle.
Earn your degree in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s main campus and complete your degree in three semesters when you take classes full time. On-campus MA students are eligible to earn a Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) certificate. Graduates with this certificate are better prepared to teach at community colleges or as adjunct faculty at colleges and universities.
Earn your degree online while maintaining your current career. Full-time students finish the degree in one year by taking two classes every 7.5 weeks during the fall and spring semesters (for a total of eight classes) and two summer classes. Part-time students typically take only one class every 7.5 weeks and finish in two years. Our nationally ranked, online program allows you to learn from our experienced faculty and advance your career from home.
Enhance your Career in Criminology
- By earning your graduate degree in criminology with IUP, you will enable yourself to be considered for promotion within your organization, earn an increase in salary, and be part of the extremely large number of IUP alumni internationally with whom you can network throughout your career.
- While most positions in the criminal justice field do not require a master’s degree for employment, a master’s degree enhances promotion opportunities and puts you on the track for leadership positions.
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
- Criminological Theory
- Research Methods
- Legal Issues in Criminology
- Organizational Dynamics within the Criminal Justice System
- Quantitative Strategies for Analysis in Criminology
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesCriminology View 209 other Masters in Criminology in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The online application
- The nonrefundable $50 application fee
- Official transcripts from every college or university attended
- A goal statement—Tell us about your professional life to date, why you want to pursue a graduate degree in criminology and criminal justice, and your future career plans.
- Two letters of recommendation—Your recommenders receive an online request to submit a recommendation for you.
International23220 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
National23220 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State15480 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.
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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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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