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American University Master of Science in Justice, Law & Criminology
American University

Master of Science in Justice, Law & Criminology

Washington, USA

2 Years

English

Full time

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USD 1,922 / per credit

On-Campus

* for international master's applicants; February 15 - Priority deadline for first-round consideration for Fall merit awards.

Introduction

At the Intersection of Justice and Society

The Master of Science in Justice, Law & Criminology at AU’s School of Public Affairs encourages you to examine the theories behind foundational institutions of justice and the rule of law. You will focus on the practical, academic, and strategic areas of law, criminology, criminal justice, and security.

Interdisciplinary

This degree blends the work of scholars from many disciplines, including the social sciences, law, and the humanities, which allows our students to gain a holistic understanding of issues and institutions. You will join a cohort of exceptional students from various academic backgrounds and build relationships with other passionate individuals to facilitate a collaborative and interdisciplinary educational experience.

Customize Your Program

Our core curriculum will help you build solid skills in research design, qualitative and quantitative methods, and evaluation techniques. The three concentrations allow you to focus your studies in your area of interest. Concentrations are an ideal way for students to build upon areas of expertise.

Gain Breadth & Depth

Our students have many advantages in the job market—the breadth and depth of courses in the program; the opportunity to learn from some of the country's leading scholars in criminology, criminal justice, terrorism and homeland security, and law and society; extensive research opportunities; and challenging and rewarding internship and job opportunities in our nation's capital and beyond.

Next Generation Expert

If you want to be part of the next generation of policymakers and experts in the field, the MS in Justice, Law & Criminology at AU’s School of Public Affairs is for you.

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