Best Affordable Master's in Criminal Justice Online
The Get Educated Best Buy ranking list features 18 affordable online master's degrees in criminal justice for police, security, homeland security, and forensics professionals—all at a low cost of under $20,000.
These online college affordability rankings were calculated by comparing tuition and distance education fees at 31 regionally accredited universities in the U.S. that offer 37 online master's in criminal justice.
To appear on a Get Educated Best Buy affordability ranking list, the online degree profiled must objectively cost less than the national average cost of all the online degrees surveyed in the comprehensive data set.
Average Cost: $19,802
Most Affordable: Fort Hays State University ~ $7,654
Most Expensive: University of Cincinnati ~ $34,080
Costs were valid at the time of collection (Spring 2014).
The published cost is an estimated sticker price for the entire degree and typically reflects the most affordable online degree option. Actual costs vary by student. Factors such as transfer credits, prerequisite courses, professional licensing and financial aid availability will affect final cost.
Editorial Note: Online colleges do NOT pay to be included in any Get Educated online degree rankings survey. These best online college 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 Get Educated, please contact us for inclusion. Each online degree ranking list is calculated every two years. The next Best Affordable Online Master's Degree in Criminal Justice rankings will be undertaken in Spring 2016.