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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Martinez, GA, United States
The mission of the Criminal Justice Program is to provide students with a significant exposure to the Arts & Sciences; to provide opportunities for in-service and pre-service students to study specialized criminal justice courses; to provide technical services to the community; to analyze the underlying philosophies and practices of the criminal justice system.
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The Criminal Justice curriculum requires a core of broad-based courses which stress the systemic, philosophical nature of criminal justice. This core requirement is consistent with the general institutional goal of providing a quality undergraduate education which encourages students to develop an ability to synthesize information, to engage in scholarly inquiry and to accomplish rational problem solving. It is believed that a traditional arts and sciences education is the best preparation for the study of criminal justice as well as the best means of developing intellectual skills which students need to function in modern society.

Further, it is assumed that students must understand the philosophies and processes of criminal justice in order for them to possess broad and representative knowledge of criminal justice as an intellectual discipline. Each of the required courses is designed to present underlying and unifying philosophies of criminal justice. Elective criminal justice courses are offered in more specialized areas, e.g., Criminal Investigation, Juvenile Justice Process, and Tennessee Criminal Law. Such specialized courses are beneficial to students when taken in conjunction with the core courses and have served, in many instances, to create an interest on the part of the students in pursuing a particular area of criminal justice as a career.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Introduction To Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • Principles Of Law Enforcement
  • Methods And Analysis In Social Research
  • Principles Of Criminal Investigation
  • Correction Security
  • Physical Training And Use Of Force
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Criminology
  • Child Abuse

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Graduates from high schools with state accreditation may enter the university by meeting one of the following criteria:

  • a composite score of 21 or above on the American College Test (ACT) or 980 SAT (ERW+M) and a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.7 or above on a 4.0 scale, OR
  • a composite score of 19 or above on the ACT or 900 SAT (ERW+M) and a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11583 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11583 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4611 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4611 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Martinez

  • 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.


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