Criminal Justice - Homeland Security

Tiffin University

M.Sc. Online
20 months
21000 USD/year
21000 USD/year
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The Criminal Justice - Homeland Security program of Tiffin University has incorporated many of the prominent homeland security and criminal justice concepts into a curriculum delivered by senior homeland security practitioners with significant and current experience.


Their experiences add richness to students’ understanding with real-world examples, and help students build a thorough understanding of the current challenges and the changing landscape of the homeland security apparatus in the U.S.

The programme

Tiffin University is well regarded as an academic institution, and as such, the MS in CJ program will have no shortage of theoretical underpinnings and conceptual foundations, backed by academic research studies. Unique to the Tiffin approach, our students not only benefit from rigorous academic study, but also from receiving academic instruction from highly successful, experienced faculty with years of real-world field experience at every level of both criminal justice and homeland security disciplines. 

Graduates from the Criminal Justice - Homeland Security program of Tiffin University will find themselves well positioned for many federal positions as well as positions at the state and local levels. Additionally, graduates who attain federal employment within the homeland security sector will enjoy a breadth of homeland security exposure that their coworkers may not typically enjoy. This breadth of understanding affords graduates to make an immediate impact in their chosen field of endeavor. It also provides graduates great flexibility in choosing their career paths within the diverse disciplines of criminal justice and homeland security, because graduates understand the organizations and agencies, which utilize these disciplines so well.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Criminal Justice: Issues and Trends
  • Research Design and Analysis
  • Statistical Applications in Criminal Justice
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Homeland Security
  • The Intelligence Community
  • Emergency Management

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Online - Offered in two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October




60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or a three-year undergraduate professional degree from an accredited higher education institution
  • Undergraduate academic achievement of 3.0 GPA
  • Resume/CV
  • A clear goal for pursuing graduate studies (stated in a personal statement)
  • Satisfactory TOEFL score (550 PBT/79-80 iBT) or IELTS score 6 or iTEP score of 3.9

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    21000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 USD per year and a duration of 20 months.


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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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Criminal Justice - Homeland Security
Tiffin University