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Criminal Justice

Sacred Heart University

24 months
14025 USD/year
14025 USD/year
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You’ll gain a deeper understanding of the Criminal Justice system as you learn to analyze, approach, and resolve key issues within society. The Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Sacred Heart University offers a combination of online, blended/hybrid, and on-ground courses and can be pursued on a full-time or part-time basis.


In the Criminal Justice at Sacred Heart University program, you will also:

  • Engage in a comprehensive curriculum that covers victimology, criminal profiling, national security issues, interviewing and counseling, and human resource management for public and non-profit organizations
  • Study situations, programs, and policies related to criminal justice
  • Learn to clearly convey conclusions and evaluations
  • Gain the hands-on experience you need to obtain advanced professional positions
  • Study full- or part-time in online and evening courses
  • Design an area of concentration based on your interests
  • Learn from renowned faculty with diverse experience

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Theories and Analysis of Crime Causation and Deviance
  • Critical Issues in the Administration and Management of the Criminal Justice System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate Application
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • 1-page Personal Statement addressing your career goals and interest in the program
  • Current resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    14025 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 935 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Fairfield

1736 - 2740 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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