M.A. On Campus


University of Miami

24 months
39060 USD/year
39060 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Miami MS program in Criminology offers students the opportunity to gain foundational knowledge in criminology and criminal justice as well as to tailor their electives and culminating experience in ways that best enable them to meet their professional and personal goals. 


The MS degree in Criminology at University of Miami requires 30 credits for graduation.  Students may elect to complete a Master’s thesis, comprehensive exam, or internship project and paper for their final projects.  The program is designed for students to enroll in the fall and complete their degrees in three semesters (full time enrollment).   

We strongly encourage prospective students to review the information about our faculty and their research interests. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Proseminar in Sociology
  • Social Statistics
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Advanced Sociological Statistical Analysis 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


31 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 credits of upper division undergraduate coursework and/or 3.0 in graduate coursework.
  • A minimum GRE score of 950 (or a combined 294 on the revised Test).
  • A well written personal statement detailing reasons for pursuing the degree, both in general and in our program specifically.
  • At least three positive letters of recommendation must be submitted from references familiar with applicants’ educational and/or professional abilities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19530 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    39060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19530 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Miami

1508 - 2603 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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Updated over a year ago

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