Degree Programs

The Department of Criminal Justice offers the Bachelor and Master of Science in Criminal Justice. Both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered on-site and fully online (see A Ph.D. program in International Crime and Justice is also available to interested students, as well as joint graduate degrees in collaboration with FIU's College of Law (JD/MSCJ) and with the Department of Public Administration (MSCJ/MPA). Our combined bachelors/masters degree program is also popular among undergraduate students. This program affords qualified undergraduate students the opportunity to take up to 12 credit hours of approved graduate courses, which can then be counted as dual credit for both the undergraduate and graduate degrees in criminal justice. Internship opportunities are plentiful for undergraduate and graduate students, as we have internship placements in numerous local, state and federal agencies.

According to, Florida International University ranked among the top 25 in best online Bachelors and Masters in Criminal Justice Degree Programs.