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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 3 months
    Duration
Online
Whether you plan to advance your career or you are starting as a student, our online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program from the University of Houston Victoria provides the background you need to succeed in local, state and federal law enforcement as well as intelligence agencies.
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Overview

In this program, you will get to explore and analyze the sociological, biological and psychological theories behind criminal behavior, research how crime can be prevented and develop effective criminal rehabilitation methods.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 3 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Composition I
  • English Composition II
  • US Government
  • Texas Government
  • U.S. History I
  • History II
  • College Algebra
  • Biology I
  • Biology II
  • Human Nutrition
  • Introduction to Humanities
  • Introduction to Radio & TV
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Technology & Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Public Speaking

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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:

    61

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

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

Admission requirements:

  • Submit graduate application and $25 application fee
  • Freshmen: SAT score of 940 or higher or ACT score of 18 or higher
  • Transfer students (12 or more credit hours from other institutions): official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. Students may transfer up to 90 credit hours.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • National

    266 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 266 USD per credit and a duration of 3 months.
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