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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Preparing future professionals in the field of criminal justice
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What will I pay for Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program?

The cost of your degree depends on many factors, including:

  • Where you live
  • Where you will take classes online or on campus
  • Scholarships or student employment you receive
  • Time to complete

In addition, WOU many change tuition and fees between today and when you finish your program, changing the overall cost estimate.

Try the net price calculator in the Financial Aid pages and use the information below to sketch out your MA in Criminal Justice budget.

Tuition:

The MA in Criminal Justice program requires 45 total credits. Starting fall term 2014, tuition for online courses will be $371 per graduate credit. Tuition and fee rates are determined by the Western Oregon University Administrative Rules for extended programs and are subject to change.

For on-campus courses, tuition and fees are combined in a per-credit rate, currently $557. In addition to those fees, students taking 6 hours or more are assessed a $125.00 health service fee ($54 for summer).

Students who are taking online courses will not be charged campus fees but may be charged fees related to that course (such as for materials or supplies.)

(Tuition and fee rates are subject to change pending approval.)

Find more information about costs on the Financial Aid Department's pages.

Fees:

A $300 one-time matriculation fee is assessed on all new graduate students.

Financial Aid:

Please visit the Financial Aid pages to learn more about the programs available for graduate students.

Graduate Student Assistantships:

If you pursue a MA in Criminal Justice, full-time you may apply for an assistantship, a form of student employment that includes both salary and tuition remission for research or teaching services as part of your academic and professional training and development. If you want to learn more:

Read the official description of a graduate student assistantship

Examine the PDF job description for an assistantship

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