M.Sc. On Campus

Crime and Justice Studies

Suffolk University

12 months
1340 USD/credit 40200 USD/year
1340 USD/credit 40200 USD/year
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Want to make a difference in your community and your career? The Master of Science in Crime and Justice Studies program from Suffolk University is designed to give you the educational foundation and hands-on know-how you'll need to have an impact in your area of interest.

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This graduate Crime and Justice Studies program from Suffolk University will help you challenge traditional thinking with new approaches to crime and justice. Our community-oriented curriculum is pragmatic and career-oriented, emphasizing crime's impact on communities, victims, and offenders.

You’ll get the tools you need to build a career in:

  • Criminology
  • Gender, Race & Social Justice
  • Probation
  • Policing
  • Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Court and Offender Services
  • Policymaking

MSCJS alumni have had successful careers at institutions such as the Massachusetts State Police, Department of Youth Services, Middlesex County Court, Massachusetts Department of Corrections, and Youth Options Unlimited. A more complete list of employers of our graduates can be found on the Graduate Student Opportunities page.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Crime and Communities
  • Seminar in Crime & Justice
  • Research Methods
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Crime and Communities
  • Seminar in Corrections
  • Seminar in Juvenile Justice
  • Justice & the Community Courts
  • Restorative Justice
  • Intimate Violence & Sexual Assault

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application
  • $50 application fee (waived for students who visit campus)
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts for all post-secondary education
  • Goal statement (essay)
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary work. Admitted students enrolling in the program will need to have official transcripts, including proof of degree conferral, on file prior to their first class
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE-Academic scores (international students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1340 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1340 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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