12 months
719 USD/credit 21570 USD/year
719 USD/credit 21570 USD/year
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Criminology from Saint Vincent College offers a challenging curriculum that will prepare candidates to become leaders and innovators in the system dedicated to the just enforcement of the criminal laws of the Commonwealth and the United States.


Criminology from Saint Vincent College will focus the graduates on the key issues facing the criminal justice system today and in the future, and will seek to operate much as a think tank for issues that are deeply problematic in this area, the sound principles of the Catholic, Benedictine and liberal arts tradition of Saint Vincent will be paramount in the Master’s program.  


In addition to serving as a gateway to a doctoral degree, a Master’s degree is also a highly desired credential in the field as it is often a key to advancement to the managerial level of a criminal justice agency. It can open the door to a variety of opportunities in federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies, juvenile counseling, probation and parole services, the study of law, and criminology-based research endeavors while preparing people for careers in all areas of the Criminal Justice System.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Research Methods
  • Policy Analysis
  • Advanced Criminological Theories
  • Criminal Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • 3.0 GPA, 
  • Three (3) academic/professional recommendations, 
  • Personal statement no more than 2 pages double-spaced to answer the question of how a Master’s degree in Criminology will be beneficial to their career aspirations, and completed application to include transcripts.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (SVC Students do not need to request transcripts.)
  • Possess an earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts must be submitted from each institution attended.
  • TOEFL score

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    21570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 719 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Latrobe

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.


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