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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #850 (BCR) Augusta, GA, United States
The BA in Criminal Justice at the Augusta University teaches core criminal justice concepts and theories that help students to analyze and understand criminal behavior and various structures within the criminal justice system. 
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Overview

Our Criminal Justice majors at the Augusta University conduct research using the major data sources used by criminologists, learn to recognize strengths and weaknesses in qualitative and quantitative analyses, and discuss the ethical issues that can arise in the course of research. 

They also develop an understanding of the administration of justice and the history and philosophy of law enforcement, including issues relevant to the operation of the correctional system and its subsystems. Our faculty are dedicated to student learning, both in the classroom and through community involvement.  We have a long tradition of supporting vibrant student organizations and encouraging student involvement in research.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    124 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Sociological Theory
  • Social Deviance 
  • Criminology 
  • Crimes Against People 
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Law Enforcement in the Digital Age 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • 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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official Application Form: A candidate seeking admission must file an official application for admission and pay a non-refundable application fee prior to the specified deadline. 
  • Application Fee: (Non-refundable): The application fee may be waived for new freshman applicants who provide an approved ACT or SAT I Fee Waiver or NACAC Fee Waiver form.
  • Official Transcript(s): A freshman candidate should ask his or her guidance department to send an official copy of the secondary school record. A transfer candidate should ask the registrar from each college attended to send an official transcript of grades (a separate transcript from each college). 
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or the American College Testing Program (ACT) Scores: A freshman candidate is required to submit SAT scores of the College Board or the ACT score of the American College Testing Program. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11135 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3362 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Augusta

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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