M.Sc. Online

Criminal Justice

Nova Southeastern University

12 months
835 USD/credit 25050 USD/year
835 USD/credit 25050 USD/year
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A Master of Science in Criminal Justice will shape you into the hero your community needs. With the Nova Southeastern University's edge, you can learn the ins and outs of the criminal justice system. Get trained through an interdisciplinary focus in an online environment. Discover your niche through our core curriculum and specialty concentrations, and make the world a safer place.


Coursework for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice offered by Nova Southeastern University is conducted entirely online, allowing you to earn your degree without work disruption or long commutes.


This program is designed for individuals looking for careers in or as:

  • Police Officer
  • County Sheriff / Deputy Sheriff
  • State Trooper / Highway Patrol Officer
  • Game Warden / Conservation Officer
  • Detective
  • Canine Officer / K9 Handler
  • Animal Cruelty Investigator
  • Park Ranger
  • FBI Special Agent
  • DEA Agent
  • Secret Service Special Agent
  • ICE Special Agent
  • Federal Air Marshal
  • Correctional Officer
  • Correctional Counselor
  • Parole Officer
  • Legal Assistant or Legal Researcher
  • Bailiff
  • Pre-trial Officer
  • Loss Prevention Officer - Loss Prevention Manager
  • Bounty Hunter - Bail Enforcement Agent
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Community Liaison Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Evidence
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure
  • Criminal Law
  • Legal Research and Writing for Non-Lawyers
  • Selected Issues in Forensic and Social Science

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All prospective students must submit a completed application with a $50.00 non-refundable fee. (A $50.00 application fee is applicable for each application submitted to Nova Southeastern University.)
  • Final, official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions are required. Transcripts should be forwarded directly from the issuing institution in a sealed envelope in order to be considered an official transcript.
  • Applicants may be provisionally admitted based on a preliminary review of unofficial transcripts and/or program-specific admission requirements. However, full admission to any degree program requires the submission of all final, official documents required for admission within 90 calendar days from the official start date of the term.'
  • Upon acceptance, all students are required to complete an Enrollment Agreement. (applies to students residing in Arizona, California, Indiana, Missouri, and Nevada only

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    25050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 835 USD per credit 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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