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Criminal Justice Studies, MS

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Margarita Frankeberger
(850) 644-7373

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Florida State's online master's degree program in Criminal Justice Studies is unique in that it offers students the opportunity to be taught by nationally known professors who are leaders in the field while tailoring their course schedules to meet the demands of their family and career without ever having to visit campus.

The program prepares students to advance to leadership positions within their current agency, become eligible to teach criminal justice courses at Florida community colleges and prepare for post-law enforcement career opportunities.


Regionally accredited through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Method of Delivery


Time or Location Requirements

The program is completely online. There are no campus visits required and it is not necessary to log-in on specific days and times.

Time to Completion

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.


The cost of this program is equal to tuition and fees for the Academic Year 2018-19 as stated on the Student Business Services website, plus a per credit hour distance learning fee (fees vary by course). Special market rates may be available. Contact the department for more specific fee information relative to student status and location.

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