24 months
512 USD/credit 9216 USD/year
512 USD/credit 9216 USD/year
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Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Online offers a 100% online Master of Arts in Criminal Justice. The graduate program in Criminal Justice prepares students for further graduate study, management in the criminal justice system organization, public justice-related agencies and the private sector.


The Criminal Justice online degree at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is a 36 semester credit hour accelerated program that includes core and concentration courses, as well as a choice of research options.

Career Opportunities, Professionalism, and Professional Development

The mision of the program is to create a network of well-educated, criminal justice professionals who are equipped to manage or lead criminal justice agencies and other justice-related organizations.  The curriculum is aligned to the program outcomes and graduates have been successfully placed in criminal justice agencies, graduate schools and teaching positions. Students who are interested in entering a PhD program are advised to select the research option course of study.

Students are encouraged to take advantage of early opportunities to build a professional network by joining professional associations, attending conferences and meetings.  Students interested in further study are strongly encouraged to  participate in research opportunities at regional and national conferences.

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


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college
  • Undergraduate GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Graduate or post-baccalaureate work GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Letter of Intent that includes professional goals and purpose of study

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 512 USD per credit during 24 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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