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Criminal Justice Sciences

Illinois State University

48 months
27069 USD/year
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The Criminal Justice Sciences major at Illinois State University  provides students with a system orientation to the field of criminal justice. Study in Criminal Justice involves the application of the principles and the related behavioral and social issues in the field.


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Why study Criminal Justice Sciences major at Illinois State University

Criminal Justice encompasses all areas of our justice system, beginning with the detection of a crime through the arrest, trial, sentencing and subsequent treatment and release of the offender. Criminal Justice as a field holds many varied career and interest options.

Many occupations today require a college-educated individual who has strong communication, problem-solving, critical thinking, leadership, and ethical decision-making skills. A major in Criminal Justice Sciences can provide you such a background.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Introduction to Criminal Justice Sciences 
  • Contemporary Corrections
  • Crime & Behavior
  • Contemporary Policing in America 
  • Criminal Law
  • Research Methods 
  • Professional Practice: Criminal Justice Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All information is provided as a guide and does not guarantee entry. Admissions decisions are at the discretion of the university.

  • High School Diploma. Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

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    27069 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27069 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Normal

1100 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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