Thanks to our Upside-Down Curriculum, you'll take Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Investigation in your first year. You'll learn the fundamental principles needed in criminal justice professions, from the criminal process to the essential elements of substantive criminal law. You will study complex topics such as the global reach and impact of the drug trafficking trade upon crime, terrorism, economics and politics. Additionally, you'll explore challenging issues around social injustice, discrimination and prejudice in American society, and in particular, the criminal justice system.
The proficiencies you will gain in multiple areas will develop your competency and marketability in one of society's most important fields. You will also acquire critical communication skills by writing weekly memos proposing solutions to modern investigative, legal and ethical dilemmas; delivering oral presentations; and participating in mock trials and suppression motions under the guidance of real trial judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys.
The Criminal Justice faculty at Champlain College will offer you everything you need to be career-ready. Your instructors will be working professionals with insider perspectives-including veteran state and local police officers, criminal trial judges, lawyers, and the current Vermont Attorney General and former Vermont Assistant Attorneys General. Thanks to our small class sizes, our professors are able to focus on you and your goals, and will help you meet them.
Why the Criminal Justice program from Champlain College?
With security now a major focus at all levels of government, a Criminal Justice degree from Champlain College delivers the right education at the right time: 100% of the graduates of the class of 2017 are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation, and of those employed, 82% of them are working in jobs relevant to their career goals. Our students have gone on to jobs in U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Vermont state and local police departments, Vermont Department of Corrections, as well as a variety of human services agencies and state and local community restorative justice organizations with the skills they gained during their time at Champlain.
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- Computers and Telecommunications
- Criminal Law
- Making Connections
- Concepts of the Self
- The Rhetoric of Self
- Intro to Statistics
- Criminal Procedure
- Criminal Investigation
- Family Violence
- 48 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Public Law Criminology View 190 other Masters in Public Law in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- The first step in applying to an online program at Champlain College is to start your fast and free online application. You'll need to create an account and follow the step-by-step instructions.
- Within the online application, you'll be required to respond to 3-4 short answer essay questions that are critically important as they provide insight into you, your goals, and your plan for success in our academic programs.
- Official academic transcripts are required for any post-secondary coursework you have completed and all colleges and universities you have previously attended, whether or not a degree was conferred. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized equivalency service.
International42564 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.
National42564 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.
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