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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Program Details

Florida International University offers an online Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree. The program allows students to excel in core areas of criminal justice, and learn to be a recognized leader in the field.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher in upper division coursework
  • Grade of “B” or better in an undergraduate research methods course
  • Letter of application describing your reasons for pursuing an advanced degree and career plans
  • Example of your written work judged by the admission committee to be of sufficient quality
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors or employers familiar with your academic and professional qualifications
  • Students not meeting the minimum admission requirements should submit Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores taken within the last five years
  • Students admitted conditionally must complete 12 graduate credits within two semesters and achieve a 3.2 GPA

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges