12 months
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
774 USD/credit 23220 USD/year
516 USD/credit 15480 USD/year
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Criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania provides you with the chance to become a leader in the criminal justice system.


At Criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, you can choose to complete the program on the main campus or online to fit your lifestyle. You can choose between our on-campus and online programs. You'll take all of your coursework from our nationally respected faculty. Our faculty are teachers and scholars committed to giving you a comprehensive preparation for your career and for doctoral study.

With thousands of graduates, you'll join an extensive network of alumni who work at every level of the criminal justice system.

Full-time students can complete the program in as little as three semesters. Part-time students typically graduate in two years. If you completed a bachelor's degree in Criminology at IUP, you may be eligible for our 4 + 1 program or early admission into the MA program.

Students at Criminology from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania will:

  • Prepare for advanced positions in federal, state, and local law enforcement and corrections; federal and county probation and parole; juvenile justice; and more.
  • Develop a foundation for doctoral study, the next step toward becoming a university professor and researcher.
  • Advance your expertise in criminology theory, research methodology, and quantitative analysis, the hallmarks of an evidence-based criminal justice practitioner.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Criminological Theory
  • Proseminar
  • Research Methods 
  • Legal Issues in Criminology
  • Organizational Dynamics within the Criminal Justice System
  • Quantitative Strategies for Analysis in Criminology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • International Student Financial Statement
  • Official Transcripts
  • Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 774 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 516 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Indiana

1000 - 1500 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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