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Criminal Justice Studies

Westminster College New Wilmington

48 months
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37075 USD/year
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About

Criminal Justice Studies program at the Westminster College New Wilmington students think theoretically and critically about the criminal justice system as they build an interrelated foundation of knowledge and practical experience connected to interests in law, juvenile and adult corrections, law enforcement, and correctional counseling.

Overview

The Criminal Justice Studies program at the Westminster College New Wilmington has its basis in sociology, with additional courses in criminology and criminal justice. First Year students take a course in Deviance, which is supplemented with CJS and sociology electives. 

Learning outcomes

CJS electives include courses in Juvenile Delinquency and Justice, the Sociology of Law, Victimology, Criminal Courts, Corrections, and Policing. Guest speakers, field trips, films, and service learning provide exposure to the system itself. Sociology courses focus on income inequality, racial and ethnic relations, social work, family, or violence and nonviolence. 

An internship informed by previous coursework is required and usually completed in studentsí junior or senior years. Recent internships have been provided by police departments, probation offices, residential treatment facilities for at-risk youths, and child protection agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice 
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Justice 
  • Victimology
  • Police 
  • Criminal Courts 
  • Corrections 
  • The Sociology of Law end Legal Systems 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Fall deadline for domestic students: November 15th. After this date, admissions are based on space availability.

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).
6.5
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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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application requires complete information regarding qualifications, English language proficiency, plan of study, financial status, letters of recommendation, and physical health of the student. It must be fully completed before the student will be considered for admission.
  • Academic Records, Transcrips and English Requirements
  • Financial Resources & Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37075 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37075 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37075 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New Castle

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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