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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Milton, MA, United States
At Curry College, we focus on justice, human rights, diversity, and so much more. With a Criminal Justice degree, our graduates are prepared to tackle issues facing their community with a perspective like no other.
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Overview

The Criminal Justice major at Curry College provides the opportunity to systematically examine criminal justice systems and the administration of justice, analyzing the causes and patterns of crime and criminal behavior and the ways in which institutional responses address these social problems. 

Key facts:

The curriculum emphasizes social justice and the promotion of human rights throughout the globe. Criminal Justice courses highlight practical problem solving using research, theory, and analytic skills relevant to careers in criminal justice, legal studies, community and social service.

Accreditation

Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Criminal Justice Systems and the Administration of Justice
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Corrections
  • Policing
  • Human Diversity in Criminal Justice
  • Methods in Social Research
  • Justice and Human Rights Advocacy
  • Capstone Seminar: Criminal Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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General Requirements

  • A completed application (either the Common Application or Curry's own Application) with a non-refundable fee of $50.00
  • An official high school transcript
  • A Letter of Recommendation from guidance counselor or high school teacher.  The recommendation may be submitted on a separate sheet or attached letter.
  • A college essay of at least 250 words

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41240 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Milton

  • 1696 - 3520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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