Criminal Justice, M.A. | Online | Indiana University Bloomington | United States
12 months
32156 USD/year
30704 USD/year
10630 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Indiana University Bloomington department offers the opportunity for multidisciplinary graduate degrees in Criminal Justice that are designed for students coming from a variety of academic backgrounds.


Courses and programs in the Indiana University Bloomington department prepare students for academic teaching and research positions or for administrative, research, and management careers in the criminal justice sys­tem or the private sector. 

The faculty represents a diversity of approaches to Criminal Justice studies: anthropology, criminal justice, geography, law, neuroscience, psychology, and sociology. Students may also study with faculty from other departments and schools who make up the university-wide criminal justice consortium.

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Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Violent Behavior
  • Correlates of Crime
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Victimization
  • Dispute Settlement
  • Sentencing Theory and Practice
  • Community, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • History of Criminal Justice in the U.S.
  • Cross-Cultural Studies
  • Comparative Justice Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants for our online Master’s Program will find application and related information at Students interested in pursuing the doctoral degree in our department should apply directly to our Ph.D. program and not start by first applying to our online Master’s Program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32156 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32156 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30704 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10630 USD per year during 12 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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