Studyportals
Bachelor On Campus

Criminal Justice - Corrections

University of Central Oklahoma

48 months
Duration
14962 USD/year
14962 USD/year
6252 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The undergraduate Criminal Justice - Corrections major at the University of Central Oklahoma is for those who want to obtain employment in the field of Corrections. View a list of scholarships in this department.

Overview

The UCO School of Criminal Justice is one of the oldest criminal justice programs in Oklahoma. We are truly committed to turning academic excellence into professional competence and helping our students become the leaders of tomorrow’s criminal justice system. The School is highly respected and has a diverse faculty with exceptional academic credentials and professional experience in law, research, working with serial offenders, cybercrime, white-collar crime, community policing, and corrections.

Student Learning Objectives

The majors of the Criminal Justice - Corrections major at the University of Central Oklahoma will be able to:

  • Communicate clearly and effectively to an audience of their peers
  • Demonstrate depth of knowledge and skills related to the processes and issues in the correctional system
  • Communicate clearly and effectively in their writing
  • Engage in research opportunities
  • Ethically synthesize and properly document source material according to the American Psychological Association (APA) citation standards

Career Opportunities

There are various career opportunities available for Criminal Justice-Corrections majors, including: 

  • Corrections Officer (local, county, state, federal)
  • Case Manager/Treatment Specialist
  • Gang Investigator
  • Mental Health Worker/Clinician
  • Reentry Specialist
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Prison Warden/Jail Administrator
  • Juvenile Probation Officer
  • State/Federal Probation Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Introduction to Human Communication
  • Criminology 
  • Applied Ethics for Criminal Justice Practitioners
  • Critical Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Research Methodology for Criminal Justice 
  • Introduction to CJ Statistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61

Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.7

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
61

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Admission/Scholarship application
  • A current official high school transcript reflecting unweighted GPA and class rank
  • 20 composite score on the ACT or 1030 reading and math combined SAT score
  • OR, 2.7 overall non-weighted GPA and ranking in the upper 50% of your graduating class
  • OR, 2.7 overall GPA in the 15 unit high school core curriculum

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7481 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    14962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7481 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3126 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Edmond

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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.

Fresh content

Updated in the last 9 months

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Criminal Justice - Corrections
-
University of Central Oklahoma

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!