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Criminal Justice

Southern University and A&M College

12 months
10622 USD/year
10622 USD/year
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The Criminal Justice Master's Program at Southern University and A&M College began in Fall 2004 and offers a Master's degree in Criminal Justice. The Master's Degree is a two-year program designed to develop, enhance and advance professionals and scholars.


The Program at Southern University and A&M College targets students interested in the Criminal Justice system who have a committed interest in enhancing their professional and management skills as well as in advancing their education.

The program is designed to serve the following students:

  • Those who want to enter into the criminal justice professions.
  • Those employed in the criminal justice agency who wish to broaden their perspective as well as to advance in the system.
  • Those who would like to teach at the college level.
  • Those who would like to continue their education in a doctoral program in criminal justice or related field.
  • Those who wish to use the degree as further preparation to entering Law School.


Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College is accredited by the The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice Systems
  • Criminal Justice Theory, Policy & Practice
  • Statistics
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Criminology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution (or a recognized university, if you are an international student)
  • Have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.7 in all undergraduate work pursued and at least 3.0 on all graduate work completed. (Please note that if your GPA is less than 2.7 but at least 2.5, you may still be considered for conditional admission at the discretion and upon the recommendation of your chosen program of interest.)
  • Submit acceptable scores in the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination
  • Satisfy any additional requirements of the academic department in which the chosen degree program is housed. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5311 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    10622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5311 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Baton Rouge

900 - 1400 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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