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Criminal Justice Administration

24 months
30216 USD/year
30216 USD/year
9552 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Criminal Justice Administration M.I.S. program offered at Georgia State University blends courses in criminal justice and criminology with managerial principles and practices in public management.


The degree prepares you to:

  • Lead and manage in criminal justice systems at the local, state and federal levels.
  • Think critically to solve problems and make decisions that affect short- and long-term outcomes for the institutions you lead.
  • Articulate and apply a set of ethical principles in the criminal justice system that comports with democratic values and respect for human rights.
  • Understand and analyze research on crime and criminal justice policy.
  • Communicate and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry.


Career opportunities for graduates of the Criminal Justice Administration M.I.S. program offered at Georgia State University are numerous, diverse and rewarding. Graduates find employment at the following:

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation,
  • Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms,
  • Georgia Bureau of Investigation,
  • Environmental Protection Agency,
  • Secret Service,
  • Local and state law enforcement and correctional agencies,
  • Probation and parole agencies, and
  • Juvenile justice agencies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Management Systems and Strategies 
  • Leadership and Organizational Behavior 
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice 
  • Crime and the Criminal Justice System 
  • Contemporary Criminal Justice Policy 
  • Cybercrime & Cybersecurity 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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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

  • Submitted Online Application. Online applications must be submitted by the deadline. Paper applications are not available.
  • Application fee: A nonrefundable fee of $50 is required for each application. This fee must be paid online by credit card.
  • Personal Statement: A brief personal essay explaining the applicant’s interest in the program.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) Academic scores (International applicants only): International applicants are required to submit official TOEFL or IELTS academic scores.
  • Two letters of recommendation: Letters should be submitted through the online application.
  • Upload Transcripts from each post-secondary college/university attended

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    30216 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15108 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 24 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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