• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Students will develop the capacity to apply law, social sciences, and sound practices as criminal justice professionals in the public and private sectors. 

The Criminal Justice - Forensic Science program at Southern Utah University also provides students a foundation upon which to pursue advanced education in the criminal justice field.

Education

Southern Utah University’s criminal justice bachelor’s degree program is an immersion in practical, street-based reality. Unlike many criminal justice programs, at SUU you won’t spend weeks reading about theories of criminal justice, you’ll gain the kind of practical experience you can actually apply in whatever branch of criminal justice you decide to enter. 

On the SUU campus in Cedar City, Utah, there is a fully-functional mock courtroom, crime lab, mock crime scenes, and iPads with the actual software police officers use in their investigations of real crimes.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Criminological Theory
  • Ethical Issues in CJ
  • Criminal Justice Capstone

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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General Requirements

  • Application - pay required $60 application fee (U.S. currency only), $35 for returning students.
    • English Proficiency - Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose first language is not English
    • Transcripts - Official transcripts (record of courses taken and grades received) from each high school, college, and university attended must be submitted.
    • Passport - Please provide a copy of the photo page of your passport.
    • Finances - International students are required to demonstrate that funds are available for the first year of study. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1621 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1562 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1562 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    513 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 513 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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