Iona College

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Criminal Justice


715 North Ave

New Rochelle, NY 10801

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Specific focus of the program: Advanced degree in criminal justice theory, research, and practice. The degree requires 21 credits in core courses, 12 credits in electives within the areas of Deviance, Criminal Justice System, and Computer Applications, and a choice of a thesis or computer-based research. Key features: • Small size of the program enables students to develop mentored relationships with faculty. • Faculty are seasoned professionals with many years within the justice system. •Many students have experience in the criminal justice field. Sample job titles of alumni: • Law enforcement supervisors; police, correction, court probation and parole supervisors; investigators; executives. Faculty research areas/interests: Terrorism Security Police management Public policy, administration, and management Constitutional and criminal law Community-based Corrections Victimology. Adjunct faculty affiliations: Justice, NYS Supreme Court Westchester County Department of Corrections Westchester County Crime Laboratory Justice, New Rochelle City Court Deputy Chief States Attorney, State of Connecticut Calendar: Semester Two hours, one evening a week Entry terms: Fall, spring, summer Average course load per term: 3 (three credits each) Credits to completion: 33 Average time to complete degree: 2 years Preferred academic preparation or background experience: BA or BS in criminal justice or a related field. Application deadline: rolling admissions Admission requirements: • application for admission; • official transcripts from all colleges attended; • two professional letters of recommendation; •current resume; • minimum GPA 3.0 or at discretion of the director. • Resume and interview are required if GPA is below 3.0.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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