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Criminal Justice

University of Southern Mississippi

48 months
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10896 USD/year
10896 USD/year
8896 USD/year
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About

Criminal justice is the study of crime, criminal behavior and the legal system. The Criminal Justice program is offered at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Overview

The Criminal Justice degree program at the University of Southern Mississippi is designed to explore types of crime, investigation of crimes, prosecution and defense of crimes, courtroom rules and procedures and many other areas involving the American justice system.

What Will I Learn?

The criminal justice degree programs foster an understanding of criminal justice policy, criminal law and procedure, theories of crime, juvenile justice, as well as ethics and organization management. Our students are prepared to pursue careers in law enforcement, homeland security, law, court administration, corrections and juvenile justice. Graduates also possess the necessary foundation for graduate or law school.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professionalism and Success in Criminal Justice 
  • Criminal Justice Theory 
  • Criminal Law
  • Police Methods and Organization 
  • Modern Corrections 
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Methods of Criminal Justice Research and Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

122 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5 (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

Freshman applicants should submit the following:

  • USM Application or Common Application
  • $40 application fee
  • Copies of high school transcripts and/or school leaving examination results
  • Proof of English proficiency (see English Proficiency section for acceptable tests and waiver options)
  • Optional: SAT or ACT (required for Freshman Merit Scholarship consideration) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10896 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    10896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10896 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8896 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8896 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for West Hattiesburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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