48 months
18566 USD/year
18566 USD/year
6168 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Florida International University offers a degree in Criminal Justice, which focuses on formal mechanisms of social control by which society exercises constraint over its members.

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This Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice  at Florida International University  is interdisciplinary involving law, the social and behavioral sciences, crime, the reaction of society to the crime problem, and the means used in treating it. The study of criminal justice fills the needs of students seeking careers in law and within the various agencies of the criminal justice system.

The growing emphasis on homeland security has created an unprecedented demand for criminal justice and security professionals. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate students and students can be placed in numerous local, state and federal agencies


  • Police Detectives
  • Police Identification and Records Officers
  • Criminal Investigators and Special Agents
  • Immigration and Customs Inspectors
  • Intelligence Analysts
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Probation Counselor

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Criminological Theory
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Measurement and Analysis in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice and the Constitution
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Take the SAT or ACT
  • $30 application fee
  • Apply for Financial Aid
  • Start your Application
  • Official high school transcripts (with translation if required)
  • Submit Exam Scores
  • Submit Residency Documentation

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9283 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18566 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9283 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6168 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3084 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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