• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The BS Criminal Justice at Pace University equips you with a solid foundation in criminal justice and other related disciplines that give you the opportunity to concentrate on either law enforcement or courts and correction. When you graduate, you will be prepared for local police work, enforcement positions within the federal government, a career in the private sector security, and entry into the field of law, and the correction field.

The exciting and relevant coursework in our BS in Criminal Justice program includes criminology, investigation, criminal law, evidence and procedure, police-community relations, community policing, terrorism, probation, and corrections. Our curriculum is responsive to the marketplace, so that when you graduate your skillset and knowledge will prepare you for a rewarding professional career. 

Students are encouraged to minor in a subject area that will increase their marketability, such as computer science, a foreign language or psychology. Students become prepared for work in law enforcement-related jobs and for graduate school in law, homeland security, public administration, criminal justice, psychology, social work and sociology

Careers

  • Drug enforcement agent
  • Police officer
  • Private security consultant
  • Foreign service officer
  • Probation officer
  • Intelligence analyst

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Government Administration
  • Crime and Public Policy
  • Community Relations in the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Law
  • Terrorism and Society
  • Constitutional Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Integrity Issues in the Criminal Justice System

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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General Requirements

  • Application and Fee
  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor who knows you well and can attest to your academic potential and personal characteristics. 
  • A written essay/personal statement: One essay/personal statement, approximately 250-650 words in length, which will assist the Admission Committee in reviewing your application. The essay/personal statement you submit must consist solely of your own original work. 
  • Course descriptions or syllabus (in English) from each post-secondary school attended (transfer applicants only).
  • Official test scores and other educational materials must be sent directly from the testing authority or institution.
  • Official transcripts, diplomas, and leaving examination scores from secondary and post-secondary schools (in English).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45832 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45832 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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