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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in criminal justice students must complete a minimum of 48 credits as listed below.  Students must earn a minimum grade of (C+) in the following major courses:  CRJ 1100, CRJ 2100, all CRJ core courses, all CRJ elective courses, CRJ 4950 and CRJ 4970 .

Field experience is an integral part of the criminal justice curriculum. Students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 and a GPA of 2.3 in the major, completed all required and core courses, and met with the director of field services and student support to secure an internship placement prior to enrolling in CRJ 4950 .

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Alcohol, Drugs and Society
  • Criminology and Public Policy in Criminal Justice
  • Women, Crime and Justice
  • Race/Ethnicity, Crime and Justice
  • White-Collar Crime
  • Cybercrime
  • The Surveillance Society
  • Profiling and Threat Assessment
  • Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • Criminal Careers and Career Criminals
  • Critical Incident Analysis
  • Special Topics in Criminal Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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

To earn a Bachelor of Arts with a major in criminal justice and a specialization in either law enforcement, courts, corrections/treatment or juvenile justice, students must complete a minimum of 48 credits.

Field experience is an integral part of the criminal justice curriculum. Students must have an overall GPA of 2.0 and a GPA of 2.5 in the major, completed all required and core courses, and met with the field adviser to secure an internship placement prior to enrolling in CRJ 430.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    853 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 853 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    498 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rochester Hills

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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