Online Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration
Loyola University offers the following financing options for graduate students enrolled in the new onlineMasters in Criminal Justice Administration Program:
- If your employer will be paying all or part of your tuition, please review the information posted at http://finance.loyno.edu/student-finance/employer-reimbursement-program-master-criminal-justice-online-students .
- Information on other payment options is available at http://finance.loyno.edu/student-finance/payment-options .
- If you are a military veteran or the dependent or spouse of a veteran, please review the information posted at http://www.loyno.edu/financialaid/programs-veterans-military-service .
Billing and Payment Dates:
PLEASE NOTE: The university's billing system is currently set up for students following a traditional academic year schedule. While we work on adjusting computer systems, your billing and tuition due day may not correspond directly with the start of your class session.
Contact the Office of Student Finance for more information.
Projected Session Dates
Students have the option of entering 4 times a year (January, April, July, and October).
Most adult students, who work full-time, take 6 credit hours (2 courses) per eleven-week session. The online Masters of Science in Criminal Justice Administration program offers four academic sessions per year, which means that most students take 24 credit hours of courses during their first 12 months in the program.
|Class Start||SESSION ONE||TWO||THREE||FOUR||FIVE||SIX||Grad Date|
|January 2011||1/10/11- 3/27/11||4/11/2011 - 6/26/2011||7/11/2011 - 9/25/2011||10/03/2011 - 12/23/2011||1/10/2012 - 3/27/2012||4/11/2012 - 6/26/2012||8/15/2012|
|April 2011||4/11/2011 - 6/26/2011||7/11/2011 - 9/25/2011||10/03/2011 - 12/23/2011||1/10/2012 - 3/27/2012||4/11/2012 - 6/26/2012||7/11/2012 - 9/25/2012||12/15/2012|
|July 2011||7/11/2011 - 9/25/2011||10/03/2011 - 12/23/2011||1/10/2012 - 3/27/2012||4/11/2012 - 6/26/2012||7/11/2012 - 9/25/2012||10/10/2012 - 12/23/2012||12/23/2012|
|October 2011||10/03/2011 - 12/23/2011||1/10/2012 - 3/27/2012||4/11/2012 - 6/26/2012||7/11/2012 - 9/25/2012||10/10/2012 - 12/23/2012||1/10/2013 - 3/31/2013||5/15/2013|
Federal Student Loan Programs:
Applications Needed- A new federal financial aid award year begins each July 1. Students who begin the program in either the January 2012 or April 2012 classes should complete both the 2011-2012 AND the 2012-2013 Free Application for Federal Student Aid ("FAFSA")
- A new series of federal regulations will impact students enrolled in online programs starting July 1, 2011. These regulations are geared towards educational programs that are offered online. They aim to insure that schools and students are properly utilizing federal student aid dollars.
- Amounts available for each academic year - Graduate students can borrow a maximum of $20,500 each academic year under the Direct Stafford Loan Program. No more than $8,500 can be subsidized (which means the loan is interest free while you are in school). Funds will be disbursed in equal installments during each term ofthe academic year. Students who borrow more than tution and fees will receive multiple disbursements within each term. Visit our Aid and Your Bill page to learn more
- Learn about the program changes for 2012-2013
- Sample budget -- Please note that federal funds can only be used for costs involved with the MSCJA Program. We cannot include costs for any other academic program that you choose to pursue.
- Learn more about the application process
- "Satisfactory Academic Progress" Standards for Federal Student Aid Recipients
- What happens if you withdraw OR stop actively participating in your classes
Updated November 11, 2011