Florida Gulf Coast University

College of Arts and Sciences

Criminal Justice M.S.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice M.S.

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M. S. Criminal Justice is designed to prepare graduates for advancement in justice-related professions, particularly as administrative and management level officers in law enforcement, corrections and juvenile justice. The program will provide graduates with an in-depth understanding of management of criminal justice agencies as it relates to the agency, the law, the courts, and the public. The MS in Criminal Justice advances the theoretical perspectives and practical applications of the BS degree in the development of advanced administrative skills. As noted by numerous agency heads, a graduate degree is particularly beneficial to those seeking advancement in their current agencies as well as those seeking employment in federal law enforcement agencies and federal courts.



International Student Requirements:

Admission Requirements: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning; Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) within the last five years; An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (scale of 4.0); A score of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL for international applicants for whom English is a second language; Three completed reference rating forms/letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant's academic and professional potential; An immunization history form; Personal Aspiration Statement 300-500 words; Interview.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 346 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 6216 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 12400 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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