About

The Criminal Justice Administration program from Park University provide a broad theoretical, philosophical, and practical understanding of the criminal justice system, both in the public and private sectors and at the local, state, national and international levels.

If you’re working toward a Bachelor’s degree, you can select an area of concentration in Law Enforcement, Corrections or Security. These areas require two specific courses in addition to the general courses for all CJA majors. These courses are created and regularly revised by working professionals in response to today’s criminal justice needs.

Careers:

  • Police Officer
  • Customs Inspector
  • FBI Agent
  • Corrections Officer
  • U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    45 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Procedure 
  • Agency Administration
  • Research in Criminal Justice

Audience

  • Dr. Cindy Anderson
  • Dr John Hamilton
  • Dr Eugene Matthews

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Completed online Park University application form. Please indicate your country of citizenship and country of residence, even if they are the same as the country of birth.
  • Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 paid as part of application form.
  • Application fee includes express I-20 mailing fee if admitted
  • Official or unofficial transcripts from your high school/college. Certified English translations of the transcripts should be provided for transcripts that are in a language other than English. A 2.5 cumulative (overall) GPA is required for full admission.
  • Students must meet one of the following to meet the English requirement of Park University.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    399 USD/credit
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  • National

    399 USD/credit
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Living costs for Parkville

  • 800 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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