B.A. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Edinboro University

48 months
16760 USD/year
15062 USD/year
10543 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Are you a born leader with an inquisitive mind and a knack for solving problems? Do you hold yourself and others to high ethical standards? Are you willing to work hard for what you believe in? If so, you can find success through the Criminal Justice program of Edinboro University.


Why Edinboro stands out

The Criminal Justice program of Edinboro University goes beyond vocational training to enhance your understanding of human behavior.

Energetic faculty with experience in multiple disciplines will guide you through the fundamentals of policing, courts, corrections, homeland security, emergency management, private and retail security. At the same time, you will hone your critical thinking as well as oral and written communication skills, and gain an understanding of statistics, research and ethics.

You'll have the opportunity to narrow your field of interest through coursework in juvenile justice, probation and parole, criminal investigations and more. When you graduate, you will be well prepared for a wide range of career opportunities and a lifetime of community service and civic engagement.

How Edinboro stands out

As a student, you will see what it's like in the real world. While internships are not required, they are highly recommended to expand your knowledge of the criminal justice system and to further explore your particular field of interest.

Edinboro Criminal Justice majors have outstanding opportunities to get hands-on experience in a variety of areas, including:

  • Local police departments
  • Federal law enforcement
  • County law enforcement positions, such as sheriffs and deputy sheriffs
  • Courts
  • Probation and parole
  • Forensic science positions
  • Medical examiner offices
  • County investigators
  • Federal, State and local jails and prisons
  • Private security careers, such as celebrity and public figure protection
  • Corporate and hospital security
  • Homeland security
  • Victim-witness services
  • Emergency management
  • Social services related to criminal and social justice
  • Counseling and social work
  • Military service

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corrections
  • Policing
  • Courts, Criminal Law/Pros
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Criminology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts, sent directly to Edinboro from the high school attended. If applicable, also include official exam results and evidence of graduation.
  • Official test scores of English proficiency includes the Test of English as a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), Duolingo English Test, GTEC CBT exam, Pearson Test of English or STEP-EIKEN.
  • Passport
  • Additional items may be requested after review of application and transcript(s).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16760 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    15062 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15062 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10543 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10543 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Edinboro

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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