2. Nova Southeastern University
Nova Southeastern University offers an online doctoral degree in criminal justice awards a Ph.D. and offers three concentrations: behavioral science, juvenile justice, and organizational leadership.
The program features a 60 credit curriculum that includes core courses in data analysis, research methods, and program evaluation. The program’s dissertation process requires at least five semesters.
NSU provides students with career development professionals that connect students with job opportunities.
Prospective students are required to hold a master’s degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. They are also required to submit three recommendation letters and a 300-word personal statement.
The school charges the same tuition rate per credit, regardless of residency. The average cost of tuition for this program per year is $31,150 for in-state students and $31,150 for out-of-state.