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Criminal Justice

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO)

24 months
4616 USD/year
4616 USD/year
5340 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Criminal Justice graduate program from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is designed to serve as a stepping stone to further graduate work, administrative research.


The Graduate Program is designed to serve the following students:

  • Those seeking intermediate level administrative or research positions.
  • Those gainfully employed in the criminal justice system who wishes to broaden their perspective and advance in the system.
  • Those pursuing a teaching career at the community college level.
  • Those who plan to continue in a doctoral program, specifically in one of the cognate areas (criminology, criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement).


Our graduates started their careers in management in the criminal justice system or the private sector.

Criminal Justice graduate students are encouraged to join professional associations, and to attend conferences and meetings. Student participation in research presentations and round table discussions during regional and national conferences is encouraged.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice Systems 
  • Writing for Research in Criminal Justice 
  • Criminal Justice Research Methods 
  • Criminology  
  • Criminal Justice Administration
  • Theory, Policy & Practice 
  • Criminal Justice Statistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form 
  • Official Transcript(s) 
  • GRE score
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (Two of which must come from people in the position to evaluate applicant’s potential for graduate work, i.e. former professors) 
  • Letter of intent
  • Health Form 
  • Application Fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2308 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2308 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2670 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for New Orleans

1125 - 2151 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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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