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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Boca Raton, FL, United States
The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice provides students with knowledge about the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, law and the legal system for juveniles and adults in American society, and the decision processes of criminal justice agencies.
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Overview

A Criminal Justice major is broadly educated within a general education framework in the liberal arts and also provided with courses that directly apply to careers within the criminal and juvenile justice systems and the study of law. The baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice provides the student with a suitable foundation for graduate study in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, and other graduate school programs.The Criminal Justice curriculum leads to a bachelor of arts degree and requires a minimum of 120 credits. To earn the degree, students must complete all of the degree requirements of the University described in the Degree Requirements section of the University Catalog.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Law, Crime and the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminology
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Community Service Systems
  • Crime in the Schools
  • Victimology
  • Teen Technology Misuse
  • Restorative Community Justice
  • Criminal Justice Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Step 1: Submit Application and FeesComplete the application for Admission online and pay the non-refundable $30 application fee in U.S. Dollars.Deadlines: Currently the international student deadlines are1.Spring Entry (January): October 1st2.Summer Entry (May): February 15th3.Fall Entry (August): April 1st
  • Step 2: Submit Required Academic CredentialsThe academic credentials required will vary based upon your entry level.
  • Step 3: SAT or ACT Scores SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution. The ACT Residual test is offered at FAU’s Testing Center. 
  • Step 4: Submit English Proficiency TestsStudents whose first language is not English must submit TOEFL scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    5432 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5432 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boca Raton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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