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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Online
Criminal Justice from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is designed to provide students with a thorough knowledge of the nature and operation of the Criminal Justice System.
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Overview

Criminal Justice from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) introduces concepts related to legal, legislative, and social processes and how they influence the criminal justice system. The program further addresses current methods in criminal justice processes and analyzes their strengths and weaknesses.

Graduates with Criminal Justice  from Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will gain the following skills:

  • critical thinking
  • the ability to communicate thoughts effectively in oral and written form
  • research methods
  • statistical and data analysis
  • computer technology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminal justice 
  • Juvenile justice processes 
  • Criminology
  • Law enforcement 
  • Law adjudication 
  • Corrections 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • At least 17 of the 19 units of the Louisiana Board of Regents High School Core Curriculum 
  • No more than one developmental course, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 , core GPA of 2.0, and ACT composite score of at least 20.
  • ACT composite score of at least 23 and no more than one developmental course needed.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4450 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7198 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3599 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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