West Chester University of Pennsylvania

College of Business and Public Affairs

Criminal Justice


West Chester University, Main Hall

102 West Rosedale Avenue

West Chester, PA 19383

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. - Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The master of science in criminal justice offers a multidisciplinary curriculum to give students a sophisticated working knowledge of the major systems withint he field. Students will take challenging and rigorous courses rooted in history, law, philosophy, psychology, research, sociology, management, and political science that involve critical analysis of complex issues. Faculty provide a quality education to students who have deomstrated competence and committment to learning and growth, who desire to make a meangingful contribution in the field of criminal justice, and who share the values of idealism, honesty, integrity, justice, and fairness. Internet scheduling and evenin courses make full- or par-time graduate study at West Chester University convenient for anyone interested in pursuing this degree. The program is well-suited for current and future criminal justice professionals, as well as those who plan to pursue further graduate study.


Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 534.05 In state/ 759.05 Out of State USD

In State Tuition (per year): 9831 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 13881 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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