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Criminal Justice

Rutgers University

M.A.
18 months
Duration
30144 USD/year
30144 USD/year
17736 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University prepares students for positions of leadership and responsibility in government organizations/non-profits, dealing with issues of crime, justice and law-enforcement.

Overview

We provide advanced training in social science research and methods for students seeking to pursue academic careers. This is achieved through coursework and hands-on experience that emphasize up-to-date knowledge about contemporary policies and practices in crime and justice, and the development of skills needed for students to become more effective agents of change in their communities of practice.

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program from Rutgers University requires 30 credits of coursework with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8. The 30 credits include 12 credits of core courses and 18 credits of electives. Students can customarily, complete the degree in 3 semesters if enrolled full-time (5 semesters if enrolled part- time). All requirements for the Master of Arts degree must be completed within three years of the first matriculation in the criminal justice program.

M.A. Program Learning Goals

We link our students to real-world issues and practices to promote careers of impact in a range of public and private organizations that deal with crime, justice, and their consequences.  This is achieved through a rigorous grounding in policy, theory, and analysis that involves the following competencies:

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research and Evaluation
  • Data Analysis and Management
  • Justice, Law and Policy
  • Master’s Project Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

English requirements

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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • $70 nonrefundable application fee
  • One official transcript from each post-secondary institution attended
  • Letters of recommendation, as required by the program
  • A personal statement
  • Current test results, as required by the program
  • Supporting materials, as required by the program

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    30144 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15072 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • In-State

    17736 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8868 USD per semester and a duration of 18 months.

Funding

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