Best Online Criminal Justice Master's Programs Ranking

The 71 Most Affordable Master's in Criminal Justice Online

While a bachelor's degree is typically sufficient to enter a criminal justice profession, a master's degree can advance your career and set you apart from other job applicants. Already working? A master's in criminal justice online program is an easy way to upgrade your credentials while you continue in your current position.

Even with an average salary of about $68,000 for detective or police office positions, it still pays to research your options before making a decision. This ranking compares 169 degree programs offered by a total of 127 different institutions, revealing the most affordable online master's in criminal justice programs. With a difference of over $38,000 between the cheapest and most expensive programs, choosing a Best Buy program offers quality at a reasonable price.

Average Cost (In-state): ~$19,700.00
Least Expensive: Fayetteville State University ~$6,164.69
Most Expensive: University of Southern California ~$44,959.00

Our data-driven research creates a truly reliable system of scientific rankings. There’s no fancy formulas here. We meticulously calculate total full-time tuition—including any fees—for the most accurate total cost. Our rankings cannot be bought, and therefore factually showcase the cheapest online criminal justice master's programs. The online criminal justice degrees listed above the gray dividing line are official 2019 “Best Buys” and cost less than the national average. 

Best Online Criminal Justice Master's Programs

 

 

14  Program is no longer accepting new students. 

Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a GetEducated Winter 2019 review of regionally accredited master's in civil engineering online programs. Total cost includes full-time tuition and fees and was valid at the time of collection and specific to the online learning program. School profiles for the online master degree programs in our directory may reflect a slightly different cost based on different editorial update schedules. The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire online degree including fees. Actual costs may vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.

Editorial Note: Online schools do NOT pay to be included in any GetEducated online degree ranking. These rankings are editorially independent, open to any regionally accredited or candidate college that offers a master's degree that is available at least 80 percent through online learning and that is open to enrollment by the public. If your online college is regionally accredited and not currently reviewed by GetEducated, please contact us for inclusion.

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RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

Fayetteville State University(NC)
$6,164.69
$14,507.09
In-State
Out-of-State
2

Lamar University(TX)
$8,250.00
All Students
3

Missouri State University(MO)
$8,850.00
All Students
4

East Carolina University(NC)
$8,973.36
$32,177.52
In-State
Out-of-State
5

Tarleton State University(TX)
$9,746.70
$22,196.70
In-State
Out-of-State
6

Albany State University(GA)
$10,160.00
All Students
7

University of the Cumberlands(KY)
$10,215.00
All Students
8

Missouri Southern State University(MO)
$11,358.00
All Students
9

Northeastern State University(OK)
$11,426.40
$22,001.40
In-State
Out-of-State
10

University of North Alabama(AL)
$11,730.00
All Students
11

University of Central Florida(FL)
$11,783.52
$25,013.52
In-State
Out-of-State
12

William Carey University Logo
William Carey University
(MS)
$11,900.00
All Students
13

Valdosta State University(GA)
$11,988.00
All Students
14

Texas A & M International University(TX)
$12,089.16
$35,060.76
In-State
Out-of-State
15

University of North Georgia(GA)
$12,108.00
All Students
16

New Mexico State University(NM)
$12,114.00
$34,736.40
In-State
Out-of-State
17

Western Illinois University(IL)
$12,330.12
All Students
18

American Public University System Logo
American Public University System
(WV)
$13,300.00
$11,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
19

Angelo State University(TX)
$13,313.48
$28,253.48
In-State
Out-of-State
20

Prairie View A & M University(TX)
$13,367.28
$30,616.24
In-State
Out-of-State
21

University of Oklahoma(OK)
$13,468.62
$33,625.02
In-State
Out-of-State
22

Auburn University at Montgomery(AL)
$13,550.00
$14,750.00
In-State
Out-of-State
23

University of Arkansas at Little Rock(AR)
$13,788.00
$11,520.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
24

University of North Texas(TX)
$14,076.20
$29,016.20
In-State
Out-of-State
25

Jacksonville State University(AL)
$14,100.00
All Students
26

Indiana State University(IN)
$14,146.00
$17,941.00
In-State
Out-of-State
27

University of Central Missouri(MO)
$14,352.00
All Students
28

Columbia College - SC(SC)
$14,400.00
All Students
29

Youngstown State University(OH)
$14,434.90
$23,680.90
In-State
Out-of-State
30

Delta State University(MS)
$14,492.00
All Students
31

Wichita State University(KS)
$14,550.84
$30,376.80
In-State
Out-of-State
32

Marshall University(WV)
$14,600.00
All Students
33

Georgia College and State University(GA)
$14,800.00
All Students
34

Troy University(AL)
$14,820.00
$7,500.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
35

Midwestern State University(TX)
$14,840.40
All Students
36

Mount Mercy University(IA)
$15,000.00
All Students
37

Texas A & M University - Commerce(TX)
$15,008.80
$29,948.80
In-State
Out-of-State
38

University of Nebraska at Omaha(NE)
$15,161.20
$23,927.20
In-State
Out-of-State
39

University of Houston-Downtown(TX)
$15,304.00
$28,444.00
In-State
Out-of-State
40

Indiana State University(IN)
$15,432.00
$19,572.00
In-State
Out-of-State
41

Bowling Green State University(OH)
$15,775.64
$16,138.64
In-State
Out-of-State
42

Saint Ambrose University(IA)
$15,900.00
All Students
43

Florida State University(FL)
$15,993.36
$38,723.76
In-State
Out-of-State
44

University of Alaska Fairbanks(AK)
$16,370.00
$32,540.00
In-State
Out-of-State
45

University of Louisiana at Monroe(LA)
$16,500.00
All Students
46

Charleston Southern University(SC)
$16,615.00
All Students
47

Faulkner University(AL)
$16,680.00
All Students
48

California State University-San Bernardino(CA)
$16,838.46
$28,718.46
In-State
Out-of-State
49

Wayland Baptist University(TX)
$16,840.00
All Students
50

Florida International University(FL)
$17,034.84
$36,434.88
In-State
Out-of-State
51

Concordia University-Saint Paul(MN)
$17,100.00
$12,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
52

McNeese State University(LA)
$17,346.96
$27,346.96
In-State
Out-of-State
53

Wilmington University(DE)
$17,372.00
$11,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
54

Columbia College - MO(MO)
$17,640.00
$11,700.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
55

Bethel University - TN(TN)
$17,820.00
All Students
56

Colorado State University-Global Campus(CO)
$18,000.00
$16,200.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
57

Mercer University(GA)
$18,060.00
All Students
58

Sam Houston State University(TX)
$18,117.00
All Students
59

Eastern Kentucky University(KY)
$18,330.00
$9,750.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military
60

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania(PA)
$18,642.00
All Students
61

Washburn University(KS)
$18,688.00
All Students
62

Xavier University(OH)
$18,750.00
All Students
63

California University of Pennsylvania(PA)
$18,768.00
$19,428.00
$15,258.00
In-State
Out-of-State
Military
64

Middle Tennessee State University(TN)
$19,074.00
$26,862.00
In-State
Out-of-State
64

Radford University(VA)
$19,074.00
$32,538.00
In-State
Out-of-State
66

University of Massachusetts-Lowell Logo
University of Massachusetts-Lowell
(MA)
$19,095.00
All Students
67

University of Alabama at Birmingham(AL)
$19,274.00
All Students
68

Indiana University of Pennsylvania(PA)
$19,532.00
$23,752.40
In-State
Out-of-State
69

South College(TN)
$19,550.00
All Students
70

University of Toledo(OH)
$19,574.50
$32,504.50
In-State
Out-of-State
71

Saint Cloud State University(MN)
$19,624.04
$27,077.48
In-State
Out-of-State

Trine University(IN)
$19,800.00
All Students

University of Memphis(TN)
$19,899.00
$24,915.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Excelsior College(NY)
$20,010.00
$9,510.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Franklin University(OH)
$20,185.00
All Students

University of Wisconsin-Platteville(WI)
$20,350.00
All Students

McKendree University(IL)
$20,465.00
All Students

Mississippi College(MS)
$20,586.00
All Students

Colorado Christian University Logo
Colorado Christian University
(CO)
$20,916.00
All Students

Southern University and A & M College(LA)
$21,044.00
$33,936.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Saint Leo University Logo
Saint Leo University
(FL)
$21,065.00
All Students

Grand Canyon University Logo
Grand Canyon University
(AZ)
$21,170.00
$16,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Lewis University Logo
Lewis University
(IL)
$21,180.00
All Students

Western Kentucky University(KY)
$21,210.00
$7,500.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Liberty University Logo
Liberty University
(VA)
$21,236.00
$10,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

University of Colorado Denver Logo
University of Colorado Denver
(CO)
$21,261.20
$25,041.20
In-State
Out-of-State

Tiffin University(OH)
$21,600.00
All Students

Regis University(CO)
$21,650.00
All Students

University of San Diego(CA)
$21,669.00
All Students

Bellevue University(NE)
$21,700.00
$1,000.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Lasell College(MA)
$21,760.00
All Students

Seton Hall University Logo
Seton Hall University
(NJ)
$21,816.00
All Students

University of Antelope Valley(CA)
$21,825.00
All Students

Johnson & Wales University(RI)
$22,260.00
All Students

Missouri Baptist University(MO)
$22,308.00
All Students

Michigan State University Logo
Michigan State University
(MI)
$22,436.00
All Students

University of Colorado - Colorado Springs(CO)
$22,468.00
$25,824.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Western Oregon University(OR)
$22,485.00
All Students

Wayne State University(MI)
$22,575.04
$12,712.54
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Rowan University(NJ)
$22,680.00
All Students

Kent State University(OH)
$22,704.00
$23,034.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Southern New Hampshire University Logo
Southern New Hampshire University
(NH)
$22,722.00
$17,070.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Norwich University Logo
Norwich University
(VT)
$22,995.00
All Students

National University(CA)
$23,320.00
$11,872.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Webster University(MO)
$23,475.00
$14,175.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Tiffin University(OH)
$23,700.00
All Students

Averett University(VA)
$23,705.00
$17,810.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

University of Cincinnati-Online Logo
University of Cincinnati-Online
(OH)
$23,892.00
$24,387.00
In-State
Out-of-State

Lynn University Logo
Lynn University
(FL)
$24,150.00
All Students

Mercyhurst University(PA)
$24,530.00
All Students

Nova Southeastern University(FL)
$24,570.00
All Students

Walden University(MN)
$24,990.00
$21,354.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Texas Southern University(TX)
$24,999.84
All Students

University of Louisville(KY)
$25,704.00
All Students

Saint Joseph's University Logo
Saint Joseph's University
(PA)
$26,100.00
All Students

Capella University Logo
Capella University
(MN)
$26,340.00
$23,796.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Purdue University Global Logo
Purdue University Global
(IL)
$26,345.00
$19,800.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Madonna University(MI)
$26,720.00
All Students

Albertus Magnus College(CT)
$27,932.00
All Students

University of New Haven(CT)
$28,530.00
All Students

Colorado Technical University(CO)
$29,600.00
$23,600.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Saint Joseph's University Logo
Saint Joseph's University
(PA)
$31,320.00
All Students

Northeastern University Logo
Northeastern University
(MA)
$31,410.00
All Students

College of Saint Elizabeth(NJ)
$31,530.00
All Students

Monroe College(NY)
$32,512.00
$16,636.00
In-State/Out-Of-State
Military

Roger Williams University(RI)
$32,919.00
All Students

University of New Haven(CT)
$34,280.00
All Students

Boston University(MA)
$37,840.00
All Students

Alliant International University(CA)
$39,940.00
All Students

Chaminade University of Honolulu(HI)
$43,302.00
All Students

University of Southern California(CA)
$44,959.00
All Students