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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

We, as a Christ-centered educational institution, are dedicated to integrating faith and learning with professional knowledge and skills. Students in the Criminal Justice program will be trained to enforce the law not only on a fair and just basis, but also under the guidance of Biblical standards and in the scope of God's love.

Mission Statement

The mission of Dallas Baptist University is to provide Christ-centered quality higher education in the arts, sciences, and professional studies at both the undergraduate and graduate levels to traditional age and adult students in order to produce servant leaders who have the ability to integrate faith and learning through their respective callings.

Vision Statement

Building a great Christian university that is pleasing to God by producing Christ-centered servant leaders who are transforming the world.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime in America
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice (S-L)
  • Fundamentals of Criminal Law
  • The Courts and Criminal Procedure
  • Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Organization and Administration
  • Criminology
  • Research Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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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

  • Application (apply online) 
  • $25 Application fee (pay online)School Records and Test Scores (Minimum: 2.5 GPA on the USA 4.0 scale)
  • Essay (written or video) answering the question: "Why I wish to go to DBU"
  • English Requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1023 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1023 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Dallas

  • 1140 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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