City University of New York (CUNY) John Jay College

Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies

Format: Online

Program Description:

The online Advanced Certificate in Terrorism Studies program from John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers a dynamic online education taught by authorities in terrorism studies, law enforcement, and criminal justice. In the program, you will develop an understanding of terrorism and counter-terrorism. The online program is suitable for students interested in pursuing a career in homeland security at local, state, or federal levels; joining national and international counter-terrorism agencies; conducting research on terrorism in academia; or seeking opportunities in relevant industries. Key components of the program are: 100% online courses - Flexible course schedule. No scheduled meeting times. You can study when and where you want. Small class size - Typically no more than 20 students per class. That means more one-on-one time with the instructor. Accelerated 8-week session format - Earn up to 6 credits every 8 weeks. Finish within one year. Prominent faculty - Our faculty are global experts in terrorism studies. Affordable price - We offer one of the most affordable terrorism studies programs in the U.S. A prestigious degree - Online or on campus, you’ll obtain a degree that's well recognized worldwide.


A senior college of The City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a preeminent national and international leader in all aspects of education related to criminal justice and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

International Student Requirements:

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or IELTS, is required for international applicants who have not studied in English-speaking countries. John Jay College’s TOEFL code number is 2115-99. The minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test, and 79-80 for the Internet-based test. The minimum score for IELTS is 7.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 12

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 450 USD

Classification: Specialized Institution—Other

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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