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Criminal Justice and Criminology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Taught through the lens of restorative justice, the Criminal Justice and Criminology program at the University of Saint Francis delves deep into some of society’s most pressing issues — all with the goal of making the world a safer place.

What Makes Us Different

Added value comes from our unique curriculum (link to curriculum plan). We expand beyond traditional courses to include areas that reflect the current reality of the field, making our students competitive candidates for employment!

In addition to courses on law enforcement, courts, and corrections, our program includes:

  • Violence & Victimology —to better understand the effect on victims and family members
  • Drugs and Society — to study the impact drugs have on individuals, families, and society
  • Criminology — for a scientific study of crime and criminals
  • Psychology — an enhanced focus on how mental health issues contribute to criminal behavior

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Rhetoric and Composition 
  • The Franciscan Tradition
  • American Government and Politics
  • Research Methods
  • College Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • USF Application (Free & online)
  • Common Application
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores (ACT, SAT)
  • Reference Request Form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30380 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Wayne

  • 830 - 1270 USD/month
    Living Costs

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