M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Criminal Justice

Monroe College

24 months
16074 USD/year
16074 USD/year
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Enhance your knowledge of criminal behavior, critical thinking skills, and oral and writing competencies. Ranked as #24 in US News and World Report's 2020 Best National Online Master’s Criminal Justice program offered by Monroe College, students in both programs gain a broad global perspective of terrorism and other forms of transnational crimes. 


The Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Monroe College is a 36-credit program that you can complete in four semesters, if desired. Four tracks are available, tailored to your particular interest:

  • General Track
  • Human Services Concentration
  • Urban Crime Policy Concentration
  • Homeland Security Concentration

Foundation Core Courses

Depending on your undergraduate experience, you may be required to take a  foundation course in statistics before beginning the Master’s program. The objective of this course is to strengthen skills in abstract thinking, critical analysis, and forecasting. The statistics foundation course is offered on campus and online.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Expository Writing
  • Composition and Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application. You must submit your application online
  • Essay. The 500 word essay is your time to shine and communicate why you want to pursue a master's degree and how it will help you achieve your career goals.
  • Application Fee. You will be able to submit the $50 application fee
  • Transcript.
  • Current Resume
  • Test Optional. Standardized testing is not required for admission into our masters program.
  • Letters of Recommendation.  You will be able to request 2 letters of recommendation in your admissions portal that will be forwarded to us directly. 
  • Schedule your interview. We want to hear more about your educational goals, career aspirations, and get to know you better as a person.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8037 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    16074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8037 USD per semester 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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