Criminal Justice, M.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of North Alabama | Florence, United States
24 months
770 USD/credit 11550 USD/year
770 USD/credit 11550 USD/year
400 USD/credit 6000 USD/year
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This graduate-level Criminal Justice degree at the University of North Alabama is designed to provide you with the professional skills and knowledge essential for success in advanced placement within security and emergency management and crime scene investigation roles.


About the program

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program offers working professionals the flexible option of a fully online degree. You will learn from respected and experienced faculty as you work toward beginning or advancing your career in criminal justice, corrections, or law enforcement. You will receive a quality educational experience based on critical thinking, analysis, and research.

University of North Alabama master’s in Criminal Justice graduates will be well positioned for promotion to positions of greater responsibility within their organizations or new opportunities. This on-campus or online criminal justice degree will also prepare you for continuing advanced study at the doctoral level or as you pursue teaching opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime in America
  • Methods of Research in Criminal Justice
  • Criminological Theory
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Forensic Investigation
  • Public Organization and Bureaucratic Theory
  • Ethics in Administrative Leadership
  • PJL in TV and Film
  • Criminal Procedure 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Unconditional Admission:

  • Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution. Official transcript must reflect that degree was awarded. No test scores are required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution.
  • GPA of 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 770 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 400 USD per credit during 24 months.

online: $350 per credit

Living costs for Florence

800 - 1300 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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