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Criminal Justice and Homeland Security, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Franklin, MA, United States
Students enrolled in the Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program at Dean College will provide students a unique opportunity to study cybercrime, homeland security, terrorism and intelligence that incorporate science and technology in investigative strategies.
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Overview

With technology rapidly evolving and threats coming both domestically and abroad, it is no wonder why The Bureau of Labor Statistics named the criminal justice career sector as one of the fastest growing in the United States.  

This Criminal Justice and Homeland Security program at Dean College offers the opportunity to study various aspects of the criminal justice and security industry in addition to learning the ins and outs of the business world. Students will learn principles of security systems, equipment and technologies and cybersecurity as well as emergency response and security plans for major events, including crowd management, perimeter and access control, vendor and contractor management, and consequence and crisis management. From local business to international consulting opportunities, security management is one of the fastest growing fields today.

Career 

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Accreditation

Founded in 1865, Dean is fully accredited and has the history, reputation and status students expect from a 150-year old college. Several of our buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall - March 15: Priority Admissions Deadline 
    • Spring - December 1: Priority Admissions Deadline
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Composition
  • Communication Fundamentals
  • Foundations of Quantitative Reasoning
  • Human Biology
  • Core Distribution Arts Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics Elective
  • Social Sciences Elective
  • Strategic Writing for Managers
  • Applied Professional Communication

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application Form and Personal Statement
  • Transcript (Academic Record)
  • Standardized Test Scores/English Proficiency
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Optional)
  • Passport ID Page
  • Documentation of Financial Support/Certification of Finances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41118 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41118 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Franklin

  • 1333 - 2770 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Dean College awards more than $20 million in scholarships and grants annually to assist students in funding their educations. An astonishing 90 percent of Dean students receive some form of merit-based aid with an average award amount of $19,000 per year. Dean College believes in making a private college education as affordable as possible, therefore most awards are renewable yearly provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress towards a degree.

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