B.A. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Quinnipiac University

48 months
50020 USD/year
50020 USD/year
Tuition fee
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From deterring would-be offenders to solving cases, criminal justice professionals work in a dynamic, growing and evolving field that needs a constant Criminal Justice influx of well-trained leaders who can not only enforce the law, but also effect changes to keep the public safe at Quinnipiac University.


This Criminal Justice major at Quinnipiac University explores every dimension of criminal justice, from the sociological causes that lead to crime to the evaluation of specific public policies and their effectiveness. We prepare you for a career in law enforcement, social work, international peacekeeping and other related areas.

Learning outcomes

You’ll study criminal behavior, sexual violence and issues of fairness in the legal and criminal justice systems. You also learn about investigative techniques, new technological developments in forensics and modern threats such as cybercrime, which has become a global problem. 

Real-world experience is essential, and our full-time internship coordinator helps you find an internship that matches your interests and gives you the necessary experience to reach your career goals. Our criminal justice majors have interned with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies, the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance and Connecticut’s witness protection program, among others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime and Society
  • Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
  • Police & Policing
  • Criminal Justice Methods
  • Women in the Criminal Justice System
  • Organized Crime
  • Crime and Media
  • Sociology of Mental Illness

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Secondary school transcript
  • First marking period grades
  • Official test scores, if applicable (TOEFL/IELTS or SAT/ACT)
  • English proficiency score, if applicable
  • Certification of Finances

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25010 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    50020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25010 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Hamden

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.


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.

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