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Criminal Justice

Jackson State University

48 months
845 USD/credit
845 USD/credit
345 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Criminal Justice program is offered at Jackson State University.



The objectives of the Criminal Justice Program from Jackson State University are:

  • To advance sociological knowledge and skills through teaching and research.
  • To develop competent social scientists and teachers.
  • To prepare students for work in related professions.
  • To provide a broad and varied curriculum to serve as a resource for students in other disciplines pursuing a liberal arts education.

Outcome Measures

To improve students’ reading skills for functioning effectively, increase the retention of students in the program through academic counseling, increase the number of students entering graduate programs, and acquiring marketable skills by learning statistical and computer knowledge needed to enter the occupational world, and increase the number of graduates entering prestigious occupations as reflected by different outcome measuring devices.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Correction Services
  • Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice
  • Juvenile Justice 
  • Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Concentration
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminalistics
  • Law Enforcement and Societal Responses
  • Penology: The American Correctional System

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • American College Test (ACT) score of 16 or higher or equivalent combined Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT, excluding writing).
    • An official evaluation of international academic high school credentials from an accepted service agency (e.g., World Education Services, Josef Silny & Associates, Inc., Educational Credential Evaluators, International Education Evaluations, Inc.) 
    • Proof of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    845 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 845 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    345 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 345 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Jackson

1080 - 1645 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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