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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Develop an understanding of the justice systems that shape and affect our communities.The Criminal Justice program at Texas Christian University has been ranked as the number one program in Texas, and focuses on giving you the theoretical and practical skills you’ll need for any related career.
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Overview

As a Criminal Justice student at Texas Christian University, you’ll gain a solid foundation in research methods, writing, oral communication, statistical reasoning and critical thinking along with practical field applications through career-oriented courses and internships.

Career Prospects

Our graduates work in challenging positions in various fields, including law enforcement, corrections, courts and juvenile justice. Our alumni are employed at companies and organizations such as:

  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • The Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Sam Houston State University
  • U.S. Probation and Pre-trial Services
  • Law firms
  • Various law enforcement agencies

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:
  • Criminology
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Victimology
  • Criminal Violence
  • Career Planning, Ethics, and Professional Development in Criminal Justice

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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  • 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

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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