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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

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Our criminal justice program focuses on the interdisciplinary view of crime and its control, including policing, crime prevention through personal change and community development. You develop broad skills and take classes in criminology, law, policing, sociology, and forensic studies.

About

Criminal justice courses are taught by faculty who have experience as criminal justice attorneys, gang unit and state police officers, medical examiners, and probation administrators. The program offers you opportunities to study within agencies dealing with crime and justice and take courses that study the full range of issues related to the social nature of crime, criminal law, and social control.

Some of our criminal justice graduates are working as:

  • Special agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Investigators for insurance claims management firms
  • U.S. probation officers
  • U.S. Secret Service agents

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Organized Crime 
  • Drugs and Society 
  • Women and Crime 
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Studies in Criminal Behavior 
  • Race and Ethnic Relations 
  • Race, Ethnicity, and Crime 
  • Street Gangs 
  • Organizational Ethics 
  • Abnormal Psychology 
  • Sociological Analysis of Prisons and Corrections 
  • Policing Society 
  • Internships 
  • The Law and Forensic Evidence 
  • Social Control 
  • Studies in Crime Control 
  • Criminal Law and Procedure 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Civil Rights and Liberties 
  • Jurisprudence
  • Deviance 
  • Criminology 
  • Crime, Law, and Administration of Justice
  • Law and the Justice System

English Language Requirements

  • 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:

    79

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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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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

  • Complete your Application 
  • Submit your Academic Records 
  • Provide Proof of Financial Support 
  • Provide your Level of English Language Proficiency 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45144 USD/year
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  • National

    39220 USD/year
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Living costs for West Hartford

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

International Scholarship:

  • Undergraduate and Transfer students are considered for a partial tuition scholarship ($6,000.00 to $16,000.00). Scholarships are offered to the most qualified students making application for the Fall & Spring Academic Terms.

Continuing Academic Talent Scholarship:

  • If you demonstrate above average performance while enrolled at the University you will be considered for a partial tuition scholarship ($2,000 to $4,000). You must complete 30 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0. 

Family Grant Programme:

  • If a student has a brother, sister, parent or spouse as a student, only one tuition fee will be paid full, while the other one will be halved.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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