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Criminal Justice, Bachelor

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Students at the Criminal Justice Major at the Northern Michigan University additionally complete a number of advanced criminal justice electives selected to address their individual interests and professional goals.

All criminal justice and loss prevention courses used for the criminal justice major must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • The Law Enforcement Function
  • The Corrections Functions
  • The Judicial Function
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Professional Development and Assessment
  • The Investigative Process 
  • Roles of the Corrections Client
  • Use of Force and Less Lethal Weapons
  • Legal Issues in Corrections
  • Investigative Interviewing and Interrogation
  • Drugs, Crime and the Justice System
  • Environmental Conservation Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Special Topics in Criminal Justice
  • Community Relations and Crime Prevention
  • Institutional Corrections 
  • Community-Based Corrections 
  • Firearms and Violence 
  • Case Studies in Crime
  • Environmental Conservation Law
  •  Crisis Intervention and Stress Analysis 
  • Forensic Psychology
  • International Crime and Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • Violent Crime and Victimology
  • Domestic and International Terrorism
  • Discretionary Justice
  • Wildlife Crime

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 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

  • Graduate from high school with an academic grade point average of 2.25 or better;
  • Attain a minimum ACT composite score of 19 or a minimum 990 SAT Total Score.
  • Successfully complete core course work for secondary school preparation. Students who have earned a GED or equivalent are also considered for admission.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    16225 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
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  • In-State

    10729 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10729 USD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs for Marquette

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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