Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Saint Leo University
United States
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Online
2 years
August January
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
    Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions previously attended sent directly from the former institution to the Office of Admissions. Graduates or former students of Saint Leo University do not need to submit transcripts if they have been previously submitted and are on file at the University.
  • A 2.75 or higher GPA in the last 60 credits earned is required. Calculated GPA’s that fall below 2.75 may be considered for conditional admit.



  • Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Public Policy Making in Criminal Justice
  • Leadership Applications in Criminal Justice
  • Applied Project in Criminal Justice Administration

Elective (choose 6)

  • Terrorism in Israel
  • Hostage Negotiations Phase I & II
  • Preventing Terrorist Attacks
  • Criminal Sexual Behaviors
  • Investigative Methodologies of Violence
  • Contemporary Issues in Community Corrections
  • Offender Treatment Methodology
  • Corrections Issues and Trends
  • Correctional Leadership
  • Criminal Justice Policy Research and Evaluation
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice I
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice II
  • Management of Human Resources in Criminal Justice Agencies
  • Planning and Financial Management in Criminal Justice Agencies
  • Introduction to Forensic Science
  • Advanced Forensic Science
  • Forensic and Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • Crime Scene Investigation and Management
  • Legal Issues in Criminal Justice Agencies II
  • Criminal Advocacy and Judicial Procedure
  • Fundamentals of Civil Litigation
  • Information Resource Management for Criminal Justice Management
  • Future Studies in Criminal Justice
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice Administration
  • Impact of Terrorism on Homeland Security
  • Management of Critical Incident Operations
  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Psychological Aspects of Critical Incidents
  • Introductions to Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Interviews and Interrogations
  • Psychopathology of Criminal Behavior
  • Courtroom Psychology 

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