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Criminal Justice

University of Massachusetts Lowell

M.A. Online
24 months
Duration
26370 USD/year
26370 USD/year
14590 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

With an online Master's Degree in Criminal Justice at University of Massachusetts Lowell, professionals in law enforcement, security and corrections have a convenient way to get a master's degree while continuing to work

Overview

The University of Massachusetts Lowell, well-known for its strong reputation in Criminal Justice education programs, offers a broad range of classes in leadership, administrative and management skills in crisis and emergency management, public policy, crime analysis, forensic psychology, and terrorism.

Learning outcomes

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program complete a total of 11 courses (33 credits). The core curriculum consists of five required courses dealing with theory, research, scholarship, quantitative analysis, and criminal justice administration. Students choose another six courses from a list of electives, allowing them to focus their studies on areas that are best suited to their own particular career goals and objectives.

The Online Master's Degree in Criminal Justice serves four types of students:

  • those seeking a master's degree as a prerequisite for entry into the criminal justice field;
  • those currently in service in the criminal justice system who wish to broaden their skills and obtain job-related knowledge and expertise;
  • those currently in the criminal justice system seeking to specialize and/or work in some other area of the system; and
  • those currently in the system or pre-service who wish to obtain the training and expertise necessary to meet the growing need for teaching criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Administration of Criminal Justice
  • Criminological Theory
  • Descriptive and Inferential Statistics (formerly Quantitative Research)
  • Research Design
  • Managing Criminal Justice Organizations
  • Law and Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

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.
80
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

  • An application - Apply Online
  • An application fee
  • A statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts
  • Official test scores, when applicable
  • Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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