Let Our Programs Work For You

The Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs houses the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. We hold several rankings and our Ph.D. in International Crime and Justice and Online and Onsite MS in Criminal Justice degrees are the only ones affiliated with the prestigious Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA). The department is well-known nationally and internationally for its cutting-edge research, scholarship, and teaching on critical issues in crime and justice.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

The M.S. in Criminal Justice is aimed toward preparing students for varied career paths, as well as readying students for future doctoral studies.

Bachelor of Science Degrees

Our B.S. Degrees are designed to meet your goals. The B.S. in crime science combines forensics and computer science with traditional criminology and criminal justice courses. The B.S. in Criminal Justice provides a conventional, yet comprehensive and broad, understanding of the discipline.

Law Enforcement Advancement Program

LEAP combines classroom instruction with specialized police training and workplace experience to produce successful law enforcement professionals and future leaders in the field.

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The Prosecutorial Performance Indicators

Several CCJ faculty members are working on a multi-year grant project focused on developing a suite of modern indicators for prosecutors to better measure their effectiveness, efficiency & fairness.


In the News:

  • Congratulations to Dr. Rob T. Guerette who received a Fulbright Specialist Award to India at the
    Maharashtra National Law University, Nagpur. Dr. Guerette will complete a project that aims to exchange knowledge and establish partnerships benefiting participants, institutions, and communities both in the U.S. and overseas through a variety of educational and training activities within Sociology.  Learn more about FIU's Fulbright scholars.  Read On...
  • Congratulations to Allison Matulli, adjunct faculty member of the Dept. of Criminology & Criminal Justice, who recently secured funding from the Fulbright Program for research and guest lecturing in 3 nations over 2 years! Read On...   
  • On May 29 and 30, in Washington, D.C., Dr. Kutateladze was a panel discussant for The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) workshop on Advancing Understanding of Hate and Bias Related Incidents.



Events and Public Meetings:

Please see our Events page for the latest happenings with the department, including graduate student defenses and more.