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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Northfield, United States
The baccalaureate program in Criminal Justice provides its students with a liberal arts based education that emphasizes critical thinking and knowledge about crime, criminal law, the criminal justice system, and the sociocultural environment in which human behavior occurs.
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Overview

 The program emphasizes the interdependence between theoretical and research knowledge and practice. It also strives to cultivate a commitment to the principles of justice, ethics, and public service and the development of leadership skills.

Goals:

  • Knowledge--Graduates will demonstrate superior knowledge of criminology, criminal law, and the criminal justice system compared to their peers from similar programs.
  •  Skills--Graduates will have the critical thinking and communications skills to analyze and articulate the effectiveness, ethical underpinnings and theoretical basis of criminal justice and social policies, programs and practices.
  •  Careers--Graduates will possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities to obtain employment in their desired career field, and/or to gain acceptance to graduate school.
  •  Values--Graduates will exhibit professionalism, leadership, and a commitment to lifelong learning through their careers and/or in their public service.

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 Justicec
  • Composition and Literature I
  • Methods of Social Science Research
  • Elementary Statistics (General Education Math)b
  • Criminal Procedurec
  • The Policec
  • Criminal Justice Ethics (General Education Ethics)
  • Substantive Criminal Lawc
  • Composition and Literature II
  • Criminologyc
  • The Courtsc
  • Correctionsc
  • Cyber Criminalistics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Required documents

  • High school transcript
  • Senior-year schedule or first-semester grades (if available)

Optional documents

  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36554 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36554 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36554 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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