San Jose State University

College of Applied Science and Arts

Masters' Program in Justice Studies


San Jose State University

San Jose State University

San Jose, CA 95192

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S., Justice Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Justice Studies at San José State University, California, offers a full-­time two-­year or part-­time three-­year Master’s program. You will have an opportunity to study with talented faculty trained in the United States, Canada, Japan, England, Italy, and Australia. Areas of teaching and research in the Department include criminal justice & criminology; policing; law & society; human rights; policy evaluation; juvenile justice; immigration; punishment; race theory; history. The Department of Justice Studies provides a unique interdisciplinary Master’s program drawing upon criminology, criminal justice, sociology, political science, psychology, law and history. The Master’s program, with its emphasis on theory, history, policy evaluation, research and comparative analysis, prepares students for careers in criminal justice administration, public institutions, grassroots community organizations and nonprofit agencies, as well as for doctoral programs and research positions in public agencies.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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