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Global Affairs - International Crime and Justice

24 months
15675 USD/year
15675 USD/year
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Uniquely combining the fields of international crime and justice with global affairs, the Global Affairs - International Crime and Justice program at Florida International University examines issues related to transnational crime, international relations, and domestic and international justice and law.


To prepare students for careers in domestic and international law enforcement and justice, the Global Affairs - International Crime and Justice curriculum at Florida International University includes both foundational courses necessary to understand current global trends as well as courses that emphasize policy analysis relevant to transnational crime and justice, national security and international organizational missions. 

Courses in economics, quantitative and research methods, and writing and presentation skills provide additional academic and professional preparation. Recognizing the importance of utilizing technical tools to analyze crime and criminal networks as well as the emerging cyber domain, the track also focuses on mapping, GIS, and cybercrime-related issues. 


  • Special Agent
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Immigration Service Officer
  • Research Consultant
  • Resource Specialist
  • Intelligence Officer
  • Legal Investigator
  • Diplomat
  • Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economic Policy Analysis
  • Analytical Writing and Presentation Skills
  • Policy Analysis and Program Planning
  • Comparative Crime and Criminal Justice Systems
  • Geospatial Crime Analysis
  • Immigration and Crime
  • Applied Research in Human Rights & Rule of Law
  • Transnational Crime and National Security
  • Terrorism & Homeland Security
  • Global Solutions to Sex Trafficking
  • Intelligence Community Successes and Failures: Policy Implications
  • International Law and Global Security
  • Global Financial Crimes

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate application, along with a non-refundable application fee of $30.00 US dollars.
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges and/or universities.
  • Official proof of degree. A notarized copy of the original diploma is required if the degree is not posted on the official transcript(s).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A statement of purpose (750 words minimum) describing the candidate’s academic and professional background as well as career aspirations.
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31350 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    15675 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31350 USD for the full programme during 24 months.


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