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Criminal Justice Online

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Online

This is a seven-week semester, 100% online program designed for the working professional looking to advance their career or education in the field of criminal justice.

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Master of Science in Criminal Justice - Online

Obtaining a master’s degree in criminal justice can be life changing. Advance your professional opportunities on your own time. 

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Tuition Discount

All active and retired First Responders/Public Safety personnel (Certified/Sworn Local, State and Federal Officers) enrolling in an online degree program at Charleston Southern University are eligible for a 20% First Responders/Public Safety Tuition Discount. In order to qualify for the discount, all admission requirements must be completed, and applicants must provide proof of service or employment by submitting of their employment ID card, or other proof of employment each semester.

Any student requesting the First Responders/Public Safety 20% Tuition Discount, must complete the attached form and email it to Dr. Gary Metts at gmetts@csuniv.edu. The form must be reviewed and approved by the Criminal Justice Department Chair/Director before the discount can be applied. The student will be notified of their acceptance and approval. The form must be completed for each semester.

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Current Rates

The following tuition rates and fees are effective beginning Fall 2018 term and later.

UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM

FEE

Tuition - BSCJ Accelerated Online (per credit hour) $490.00
Tuition - BSCJ Accelerated Online (per credit hour) (net of Public Safety/First Responders Tuition Discount) $392.00

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

FEE

Master of Science in Criminal Justice (per credit hour) $500.00
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (per credit hour) (net of Public Safety/First Responders Tuition Discount) $400.00

COURSE FEES

FEE

Laboratory Fee (for all courses with laboratory, physical education activity, art and other courses specified in catalog) $50.00

GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS FEES

FEE

Application Fee (one-time nonrefundable including military) Paper $40.00
Application Fee - Online $20.00
Challenge Exams and other special examinations $35.00
Graduation Fee $115.00
Late Graduation Request Fee $25.00
Graduation Reapplication Fee $25.00
Transcript Fee $5.00
Vehicle Permit Card (Valid from September 1-August 31) $15.00
CSU Student I.D. Card Replacement Fee $10.00
 
NOTE: Tuition charges and fees are subject to change, pending Board of Trustees' approval.