B.A. On Campus

Criminal Justice

Marymount California University

48 months
35158 USD/year
35158 USD/year
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Imagine graduating with a degree in Criminal Justice that can be your start to a career that is both important and exciting. The program is offered at Marymount California University.


Marymount California University Criminal Justice graduate will be able 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

Do more in real time

  • Get an up-close look at Long Beach Port’s elaborate security network.
  • Study recidivism issues in prisons or why people fear the police.
  • Vie for a spot at the Customs and Border Protection academy.
  • Meet employers from 18 law enforcement agencies during MCU’s criminal justice career fair.
  • Add an optional one-year MBA to your senior year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    35158 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35158 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    35158 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35158 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Rancho Palos Verdes

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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