Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.


Monroe's Queens Extension Site is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • Master’s in Criminal Justice Degree

    Criminal justice is one of the fastest growing interdisciplinary programs in higher education. There is a need for advanced criminal justice professionals to enhance public safety, human services, community development and urban crime policy both at home and abroad. 

    The Master’s (MS) degree program in Criminal Justice based at the King Graduate School seeks to enhance knowledge of the field, critical thinking skills and a mastery of oral and writing competencies. The program provides a broad global perspective on terrorism and other forms of transnational crimes, important to criminal justice professionals who aspire to leadership positions at federal, state and city agencies.

    The MS Degree program requires 36 credits which can be completed in as few as four semesters. Students complete eight core courses which may be enriched by specializing in Human Services or Urban Crime Policy. Graduates will develop competences in research methods, causes of crime, analyses of police, courts and the correctional system and crime reduction strategies.  

    This Fact Sheet provides detailed information on Monroe's Master's of Criminal Justice degree programs as well as the various concentrations offered.

    Master (M.S.) Degree Program in Criminal Justice Consumer Information


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