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Criminal Justice, Government and Politics, M.A., B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
New York City, NY, United States
The criminal justice system is directly impacted by the policies and practices of government. In order to succeed at careers related to fighting crime at the public policy level, you’ll need expert knowledge in both criminal justice and government structures.
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Overview

The dual B.S./M.A. program in Criminal Justice and Government and Politics will provide you with this knowledge and allow you to complete both degrees in just five years of full-time study.

While still working toward your undergraduate Criminal Justice degree, you’ll enroll in four approved graduate courses in Government and Politics. These courses will still apply to your bachelor’s degree if for any reason you do not wish to continue at the master’s level after four years.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 60 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

In the dual B.S./M.A. program in Criminal Justice and Government and Politics, you’ll learn the political processes and governmental structures that affect how crime is prosecuted and prevented.

You’ll also learn how the criminal justice system functions to punish offenders and understand the complex nature of crime and crime networks.

Your sophisticated understanding of these related systems will make you a desirable candidate for careers related to public policy, law enforcement, public administration, international and organized crime, and social justice.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Official College Transcripts with English Translation
  • An official course-by-course evaluation
  • Foreign credential evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • National

    41900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41900 USD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for New York City

  • 1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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