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Criminal Justice, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Sparks, NV, United States
The criminal justice field goes far beyond law enforcement. It combines law, sociology, political science, history, psychology, economics, geography, philosophy, and the natural sciences. Its interdisciplinary nature allows practitioners to find solutions to contemporary problems and complex global issues. We offer a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice at the St. Thomas Aquinas College. 
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When you graduate from St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Criminal Justice program, you’ll understand the relationships between society, crime, and criminal behavior, as well as the workings of the criminal justice system. 

And you’ll be able to apply your knowledge and skills to modern problems, practices, and policies. Just as importantly, you’ll develop an ethical commitment to social justice, become an informed citizen, and help protect and ensure a democracy concerned with fair and respectful treatment of all citizens. 

Experience In Criminal Justice

  • STAC’s Criminal Justice Advisory Board works hand in hand with our Criminal Justice Department and mentors our criminal justice majors. 
  • As a criminal justice student at STAC, you’ll have direct access to top professionals in the field, including FBI special agents, county prosecutors, district attorneys, and correctional facility superintendents.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Intro to Criminal Justice 
  • Criminology 
  • Criminal Law 
  • Research Methods in Social Science 
  • Constitutional Law and the CJ System 
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Complete your Common Application. It's a snap! Remember to include your college essay
  • Have your college counselor send us transcripts from your secondary (high) school
  • Send your SAT or ACT scores to STAC
  • All international students are required to take either the TOEFL , IELTS, or Pearson PTE English language proficiency exam
  • STAC requires at least one letter of recommendation
  • Any student attending secondary (high) school outside of the U.S. must have a transcript evaluation completed by any of the organizations on the NACES membership list 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16125 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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