Taught course

Criminology and Justice

St John's University · St John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants much have a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution. Acceptance requires a minimum of 18 credit hours of undergraduate coursework in the social sciences. Deficiencies must be corrected under departmental direction. GRE not required. TOEFL or IELTS may be required

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

The M.A. in Criminology and Justice offers students a rigorous academic foundation in criminology and the skills to analyze crime-related data and research. Combining theory and practical applications, the program enhances career advancement in a variety of professional arenas, including criminal justice agencies, legal settings, and non-profit organizations

Fees and funding

St. John’s University awards a limited number of graduate assistantships and fellowships each year to qualified graduate students. Assistants and fellows are generally appointed to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology where they work 15–18 hours per week in support of faculty research. Assistantships provide tuition remission — and, in some cases, a stipend — for a maximum of 15 credits.

Qualification and course duration


full time
18 months

Course contact details

Robert Medrano