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Criminal Justice

Texas State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
Duration
15440 USD/year
15440 USD/year
7880 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (M.S.C.J.) degree with a major in Criminal Justice. The M.S.C.J. degree has two concentrations, Research and Executive. 

Overview

Each concentration requires 30 hours; the Research Concentration has a thesis option and a non-thesis option, while the Executive Concentration has a non-thesis option only. The curriculum for the Research Concentration provides for the development of theoretical, methodological, and analytical skills in order to evaluate and conduct scientific inquiry into terminological and criminal justice issues. 

The curriculum for the Executive Concentration provides for the development of skills in criminal justice program planning, implementation, and evaluation to ensure a meaningful contribution to this important area of community and human services.

Enroll now in the Criminal Justice program at Texas State University!

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundation Studies in Criminal Justice.
  • Administration of Justice.
  • Administrative Law in Criminal Justice.
  • Advanced Research Methods in Criminal Justice.
  • History and Philosophy of Justice.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3

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.
78
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree in criminal justice or related field from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • GRE not required
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose indicating career aspirations and reasons for pursuing the M.S.C.J. program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    15440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    7880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7880 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Criminal Justice
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