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Criminal Justice

University of South Dakota

48 months
Duration
12942 USD/year
12942 USD/year
9432 USD/year
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About

The Criminal Justice program at the University of South Dakota has close working relations with other disciplines to provide qualified personnel for all segments of the criminal justice system, as well as many related agencies of government. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

The Criminal Justice program at the University of South Dakota provide a sound basic education in criminal justice for graduates who choose to pursue master, doctoral and law degrees. Our faculty have considerable experience as probation or corrections officers, prosecutors and police officers at every level of government.

The program will prepare you to work in the following areas:

  • Law firms
  • Federal agencies
  • Child welfare
  • Private investigation
  • National defense
  • Police stations
  • State patrol
  • Border patrol

Beyond the basic required courses, you can pursue advanced courses in many areas including the historical, international, social science and legal facets of criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice 
  • Information Literacy in the Discipline
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law 
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official high school (secondary school) transcript with grade point average equivalent to 2.6 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency by meeting one of the following.
  • ACT or SAT: ACT English 18+ OR SAT Evidence-based Reading and Writing 500+
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): IB English A (4 or higher) or IB English B (6 or higher)
  • High School Diploma from an U.S. high school: International students who graduated from an U.S. high school may be eligible to have the English proficiency requirement waived if they have a 2.6 or higher GPA (grade point average) and an official ACT or an SAT test score.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12942 USD/year
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  • National

    12942 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12942 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9432 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 9432 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Vermillion

1024 - 1781 USD /month
Living costs

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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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