MS in Criminal Justice

Long Island University, Post-International Study Centre, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 27,108

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 11% scholarship
The 36-credit Master of Science in Criminal Justice offers an in-depth, 21st century curriculum geared toward forensics, law and society, criminal behavior, cyber crime, terrorism and criminological theory.
In addition to our core curriculum, electives are available but not limited to areas such as terrorism, law, high technology, forensics, security, and fraud. The program prepares students for modern-day careers in criminal justice, including cyberspace crime detection, law enforcement management systems and homeland security.

Courses are taught by a distinguished faculty that includes published authors, researchers and widely-consulted authorities on the American and world criminal justice systems. Adjunct faculty members are working professionals in the field and include attorneys, judges and law enforcements officials. Our professors will engage and inspire you to exceed your expectations.

Alumni of our program are employed in a wide variety of professional positions: law enforcement officers, federal agents, security officers, prosecutors, corrections counselors, judges, attorneys, private security professionals, homeland security agents, forensic technologists, crime lab technicians, emergency managers, FBI agents and social service representatives.

Forensic Psychology Semester: George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
The Department of Criminal Justice is proud to announce an articulation agreement with George Washington University concerning Forensic Psychology. Eligible criminal justice graduate students may take forensic psychology courses in Washington, D.C. for a semester. Completed credits will be applied towards the student’s plan of study. To find out more about the George Washington University Program contact the Department of Criminal Justice.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Graduate

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 79 or 85 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0 (School of Pharmacy)
  • Pearson (PTE) 58
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 100 - 105(Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) 56 - 78
  • IELTS 5.5 – 6 Overall
  • Pearson (PTE) 45 - 57
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) Under 100 (Brooklyn)
  • GPA: 2.5 – 3.0

Core Curriculum Requirements
LIU Post Thematic Core Curriculum (32-33 credits)
POST 101 1 credit
First-Year Seminar 3 credits

  • Writing I 3 credits
  • Writing II 3 credits

Quantitative Reasoning 3 credits

  • Scientific Inquiry & the Natural World 4 credits
  • Creativity, Media & the Arts 3 credits
  • Perspectives on World Cultures 3 credits
  • Self, Society & Ethics 3 credits
  • Power, Institutions & Structures 3 credits
  • Additional course from one cluster 3-4 credits
  • CACJ 11 Introduction to Criminal Justice & Cyber Security 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 20 Critical Issues in Criminal Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 23 Theories of Crime 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 30 Gender and the Law 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 37 Foundation for Scholarship 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 38 Methods of Criminal Justice Research 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 41 Criminal Law 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 44 The Police and Community Relations 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 60 Terrorism 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 68 Correctional Philosophy: Theory and Practice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 76 Criminal Procedure 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 85 Criminal Justice & Cyber Security Practicum 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 555 Cyber Security 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 690 Theories of Crime Causation 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 699 Foundations of Scholarship 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 700 Research Design and Methods 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 707 Thesis Research 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 708 Thesis Consultation 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 675 Critical Issues in Law and Society 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 523 Computers and the Criminal Justice System 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 529 Effectiveness of Prevention and Treatment Programs 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 530 Victimology 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 536 Introduction to Forensic Technology 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 540 Employment Discrimination Law 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 552 Communications and the Criminal Justice System 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 560 Funding and Grant Evaluation 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 565 Interpersonal Relations in Administration 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 570 Seminar in Criminal Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 577 Police and Professionalism 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 582 Psychiatry and the Law 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 585 Seminar in Court Administration 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 600 Advanced Standing Criminal Justice & Cyber Security I 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 601 Advanced Standing Criminal Justice & Cyber Security II 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 630 Forensic Psychology 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 631 Seminar in Organized Crime 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 635 The Mass Murderer and the Violent Criminal 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 640 Seminar in the Administration of Juvenile Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 647 Forensic Investigation of Fire, Arson and Explosions 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 650 Class and Social Structure 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 652 Seminar on the Grand Jury and the Petit Jury 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 655 Counseling in Criminal Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 656 Managerial Supervision 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 658 Crisis Intervention in Criminal Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 660 Principles and Methods of Rehabilitation of Offenders 3.00
  • CACJ 665 Criminal Justice Response to Domestic Violence 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 670 Narcotic Addiction, Alcoholism and Crime 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 680 Graduate Internship 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 686 Seminar in Justice 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 689 Planning and Management 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 697 Workload Management 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 698 Crime and Criminality in Cinematography 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 734 Forensic Homicide Investigation 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 760 Terrorism 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 801 Introduction to Fraud Examination 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 802 Methods of Fraud Examination 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 803 Auditing Principles in Fraud Examination 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 804 Professional Accounting Standards in Fraud Examination 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 805 Fraud Examination and the Law 3.00 hrs
  • CACJ 806 Ethics in Fraud Examination 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 546 Theories of Private Security and Loss Prevention 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 571 Private Security Administration 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 581 Security of Intellectual Property 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 582 Instructing Security Trainers 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 583 Security Law 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 587 Institutional Security Planning 3.00 hrs
  • CSA 593 Investigation Management 3.00hrs
     

Graduate 

Direct Admission (2 semesters - Varies by program) $23,382 - $27,108

 Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614

 *Pricing is subject to change

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