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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Bellevue, NE, United States
A career in criminal justice can support your deep-rooted values of honesty, integrity, and justice. The Criminal Justice program at Bellevue University prepares you with in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system including career-focused curriculum in law enforcement, corrections, and the courts.
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Overview

Together with peers who share similar interests and faculty with real-world experience, you will progress through the Criminal Justice program course by course and examine:

  • Contemporary social issues
  • Criminal behavior
  • Legal and ethical principles
  • Strategic management
  • Policy development

Use of case studies involving ethical dilemmas offers you hands-on opportunities to apply critical thinking and communication skills to your coursework. You'll analyze criminal data and associated procedural laws, and consider various perspectives on public policy.

Integrating hands-on, applied to learn with theory, all Bellevue University degrees are designed to deliver a transformative student learning experience that is flexible to accommodate your personal and work life.

Program Outcomes

At the successful completion of the Criminal Justice program at Bellevue University, you will have the skills needed to enter a professional career in criminal justice or to advance your career in the field.

As a graduate of the degree you will be able to:

  • Assess criminal justice operations to effectively address crime and social problems.
  • Analyze trends to address the needs of the criminal justice system
  • Examine theoretical constructs of criminal behavior to provide strategies that impact crime and social problems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    127 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations for Professional Success
  • Theory and Practice of Criminal Justice 
  • The American Criminal and Civil Legal Systems
  • Professional Responsibility and Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Crime in America 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

General Requirements

Admission requirements:
  • Completed Application Form
  • Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • An official evaluation of foreign credentials
  • Verification of funds to show sufficient funds to study in the United States

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Bellevue

  • 1018 - 1570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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