Best Master's in Criminal Justice Online

The 20 Best Affordable Master's in Criminal Justice Online

Looking for the best online master's degree in criminal justice from an accredited online graduate school at a low cost?

The Get Educated Best Buy ranking list features 20 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

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Costs were valid at the time of collection (Spring 2014).
 

Most Affordable Master's in Criminal Justice Online

 
Rankings Note: These online college rankings are based on a Get Educated Spring 2014 review of regionally accredited online master's degree programs in criminal justice. Tuition and fees stated were valid at the time of collection and are specific to the online learning program. Profiles for each online masters 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 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.

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RANKSCHOOL / DEGREESTATEPRICENOTE
1

A

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$7,654
2

A

University of the Cumberlands(KY)
$9,271
3

A

New Mexico State University(NM)
$12,266
4

A-

American Public University - School of Health Sciences-Graduate(WV)
$12,300
5

A-

Columbia College(MO)
$12,420
6

A-

University of Central Missouri(MO)
$12,618
7

B+

Indiana State University(IN)
$12,859
$15,928
Resident
Others
8

B+

Troy University(AL)
$13,800
9

B+

Indiana State University(IN)
$14,028
$17,376
Resident
Others
10

B

University of South Dakota(SD)
$14.402
11

B

Western Oregon University(OR)
$16,200
12

B

Saint Cloud State University(MN)
$16,780
13

B-

Eastern Kentucky University(KY)
$17,700
14

B-

University of Massachusetts-Lowell - College of Fine Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences - Graduate(MA)
$18,165
15

B-

University of Wisconsin-Platteville(WI)
$18,900
16

C+

Michigan State University(MI)
$19,620
17

C+

Western Kentucky University(KY)
$19,404
18

C+

Regis University(CO)
$19,800
19

C

National University
    (CA)
    20

    C

    Tiffin University
      (OH)
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