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The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University is proud to offer a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Studies through the University's distance-learning program. The master's program in criminal justice studies is specifically designed for working criminal justice professionals and others who want the rigor and challenge of a first-rate graduate program, but also need the convenience and flexibility that distance learning provides. Past graduates of the College have achieved national and international recognition, and hold prestigious positions in many states and a number of foreign countries.
Regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
The program is completely online. There are no campus visits required and it is not necessary to log-in on specific days and times.
Students taking two courses per semester can expect to complete the program in two full years
The master's degree in criminal justice studies is especially designed for highly motivated students who are looking toward leadership positions in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile justice, and elsewhere in the criminal justice system in Florida, the nation as a whole, and overseas.
These courses may not be offered every semester.
Prospective students must have an undergraduate degree to be considered for admission. A graduate committee is responsible for reviewing all applications and materials submitted by the applicant. This review process considers an applicant's suitability for admission to the master's program in Criminal Justice Studies. Admissions is competitive. The committee takes into consideration all elements of the application.
A grade of "B" or higher must be maintained throughout all course work. Students must earn a grade of "C" or higher in all required courses.
The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2014-15 as stated on the Student Financial Services website, plus a $130.00 per credit hour distance learning fee. However, special market rates may be available. Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.