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Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

GRADUATE WITH THE ABILITY TO:

  • Express a thorough knowledge of the criminal justice system, including police, courts and corrections
  • Identify legal and moral responsibilities of criminal justice professionals as they relate to cultural diversity and establishing positive community relationships
  • Understand the constitutional rights and responsibilities of citizens, offenders and victims as they apply to state, federal and procedural law
  • Explain the criminal justice process and the role of discretion among criminal justice participants, as well as evaluate best practices
  • Apply psychological and sociological theories to better understand criminal behavior
  • Compare and contrast the United States criminal justice system with that of other nations, employing both historical and cultural contexts

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Concepts of Criminal Law
  • Legal Aspects of Evidence
  • Criminal Investigation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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General Requirements

  • Complete the online application, including additional documents
  • Pay the non-refundable application fee
  • Submit official secondary/college transcripts
  • Show language proficiency
  • Upon admission, you will be asked to submit a statement of financial support (Issuance of Form I-20 will take place after admission and once proof of funds have been verified through the statement of financial support)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    37134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    34134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34134 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Rancho Palos Verdes

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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