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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Northfield, United States
The baccalaureate program in Criminal Justice at Norwich University 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 Criminal Justice program at Norwich University 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

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Composition and Literature 
  • Methods of Social Science Research
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Criminal Procedure
  • The Police
  • Criminal Justice Ethics (General Education Ethics)

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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.

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General Requirements

  • Complete your Application to Norwich.
  • Secondary school  transcripts.
  • If you have graduated, or are on track to graduate, from a US accredited school abroad with English as the medium of instruction.
  • If you have graduated, or are on track to graduate, from a secondary school in the US that you attended for a minimum of one year that included at least one unit of college preparatory English.
  • If you have earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the US or have completed at least 12 or more credits at an accredited institution of higher education in the US
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Essay

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40608 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40608 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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