Master of Science in Criminal Justice
Florida International University

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice program helps students excel in the criminal justice field while learning to be leaders in the field.  The curriculum consists of core courses in criminal justice, three courses in general electives, and four electives in criminal justice. 
Core courses may include:
  • Criminological Theory
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Data Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • Transnational Crime and National Security
  • Criminal Justice Policy Analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher in upper division coursework
  • Official transcripts
  • Grade of “B” or better in an undergraduate research methods course
  • Letter of intent
  • Writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges