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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Jacksonville Beach, FL, United States
Criminal Justice from University of North Florida is broad-based in nature, stressing the interrelationships between the various components of the criminal justice system – police, courts and corrections – and familiarizing students with each of these components and their theoretical bases. 
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Overview

Criminal Justice from University of North Florida also recognizes and builds upon the interdisciplinary nature of the field it seeks to address. Criminal Justice as a discipline draws together all the social and behavioral sciences, the natural sciences, the mathematical and computer sciences, as well as law and jurisprudence to focus on the problem of crime in society. 

Graduates with Criminal Justice from University of North Florida will:

  • gain the theoretical, practical and ethical foundations necessary for understanding crime and the criminal justice system in its social context
  • apply their knowledge directly in the field, 
  • develop critical thinking necessary for democratic citizenship
  • undertake policy development and implementation. 

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Crime in America
  • Criminal Justice
  • Philosophy of Law and Justice
  • Crime and Mental Illness
  • Minorities and Crime
  • Women and Crime
  • White Collar Crime
  • Punishment and Society
  • Women and the Legal System
  • Law Enforcement Systems and Processes
  • Deviance and Social Control
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 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

  • Online application
  • Application fee
  • Official high school transcripts or International High School and Post-secondary Transcripts
  • Official transcripts from other college credits earned
  • Official SAT or ACT scores 
  • Minimum 2.5 recalculated GPA on a 4.0 scale and meet minimum test score requirements. 
  • English Language Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36130 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36130 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36130 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    21730 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21730 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living off campus

  • Local - $23,050
  • National and international - $37,450

Living costs for Jacksonville Beach

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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