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Criminal Justice, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The major is designed to prepare students for career opportunities in the criminal justice field, to include law enforcement, courts and corrections, and private security, or for further study at the graduate level in criminal justice, criminology or law. To successfully complete the criminal justice major, the following coursework is required:

  • 30 Criminal Justice core component credits
  • 12 Criminal Justice elective credits
  • 12 skills components credits
  • 40 academic core credits
  • 15 general elective credits:May be fulfilled through a second major, minor or certificate program. Recommended programs are: Criminalistics, Accounting, Computer Forensics and Security, Forensic Psychology, Pre-Law, Sociology, Modern Languages (Spanish or Arabic)
  • 11 credits of a foreign language [Spanish or Arabic recommended]- waived for Students whose native language is not English

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Police and Society
  • Applied Criminology
  • Constitutional Law

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

    • Apply Online or Printable Application
    • Secondary/High School Transcript and Diploma (with notarized English translation)
    • Post-secondary Academic Transcript, if applicable (with notarized English translation)
    • International Student Agreement
    • Affidavit of Support - signed your financial sponsor
    • Official Recent Bank Statement of Sponsor
      • Bank statement must be dated within 12 months of the planned semester start date
      • Final balance on the bank statement should document the financial capability of your sponsor to cover at least one academic year of estimated expenses
      • Bank statement should document the currency of the account 
    • Copy of Passport Photo Page
    • $50 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    28614 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28614 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Pittsburgh

  • 1148 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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