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Criminology and Criminal Justice, CCJ

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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The required courses provide a broad foundation in crime and justice, and social research methods to understand criminal justice policy and interventions. Criminology and Criminal Justice majors develop a working knowledge of the key components of the criminal justice system. 

Hamline University students learn how policy impacts both the institutions and individuals working within the system. Majors gain a solid methodological foundation to critique policy and criminal justice interventions being used by professionals today. Hamline University is unique in offering students the opportunity to complement their CCJ major with a forensic science minor.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • National regular decision: January 15 .Rolling Admission thereafter (as space is available) 
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Crime and Justice in America
  • Quantitative Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Diversity Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Senior Capstone and Internship in Criminology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official secondary school transcript (with English translation)
  • Proof of English proficiency for non-native English speakers
  • SAT or ACT (may be taken in place of TOEFL or IELTS or other
  • English proficiency exams; not required for transfer students)
  • Letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43154 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    43154 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43154 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Saint Paul

  • 1040 - 1760 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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