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Criminal Justice

Bemidji State University

48 months
Duration
18416 USD/year
7976 USD/year
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About

The Criminal Justice program of the Bemidji State University provides students with knowledge about the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, law and the legal system for juveniles and adults in American society, and the decision-making processes of criminal justice agencies.

Overview

The purpose of a Criminal Justice major within a liberal arts framework is to develop the knowledge, values, and ethical consciousness that are essential for becoming successful managers and leaders in criminal justice and related human service vocations.

The Criminal Justice program of the Bemidji State University is a generalist degree preparing students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, and other public and private agencies concerned with the prevention and investigation of crime. The program allows majors to choose one of four areas of specialization within the discipline that best prepares them for their career choice. This preparation includes a combination of course work, internships, and special research projects. Students considering this major are encouraged to develop a proficiency in writing. The degree is also appropriate for students who choose to pursue advanced study in criminal justice or law.

Completion of the Criminal Justice degree at Bemidji State University satisfies the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board (POST) academic requirements.

Career Directions

  • Asset Protection
  • Corrections
  • Court Administration
  • Customs Inspection
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lawyer
  • Parole Officer
  • Private Security Services
  • Probation Officer
  • Also: Graduate Study

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal Justice and Society
  • Research Methods and Statistics for Criminal Justice
  • Judicial Process
  • Criminology and Delinquency
  • Criminal Law
  • Forensic Victimology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

All international applications are processed on a rolling basis. 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.25

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee of $20.00
  • Application (online or paper) International Student Application
  • Official transcript
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Statement of Purpose
  • International Agreement Form
  • Authorization to Release Student Information Form (if applicable to you)
  • Financial documents
  • A copy of passport ID Name Page
  • Transfer verification form & a copy of your I-20 or DS 2019 if you are currently in the F or J status in the U.S.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18416 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9208 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    7976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3988 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bemidji

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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