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Criminal Justice

Champlain College

48 months
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42564 USD/year
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About

What kind of digital fingerprints do cyber criminals leave behind? What motivates white-collar criminals? The Criminal Justice program from Champlain College will immerse you in the field's full range of possibilities, from high-profile tasks like following the trail of crime scene evidence and conducting interviews to day-to-day police work and court and corrections procedures.

Overview

Upside-Down Curriculum

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.

Faculty

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computers and Telecommunications
  • Criminal Law 
  • Making Connections
  • Concepts of the Self
  • The Rhetoric of Self
  • Intro to Statistics 
  • Criminal Procedure 
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Family Violence

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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    42564 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    42564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42564 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Burlington

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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