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Criminal Justice, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Bronxville, NY, United States| Online
Qualify for good positions in various areas of law enforcement and criminal justice. The Criminal Justice system at Mercer University has three major components: law enforcement, the court system, and corrections. 
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Our innovative Criminal Justice curriculum focuses on real-world challenges and will empower you to excel in your responsibilities and decision-making skills as law enforcement officers, correctional professionals, social workers, emergency management professionals, emergency responders, and legal professionals. Understand the issues and realities of today’s criminal justice system while building the groundwork for advancement in the field. After all, your training ground is New York City.

Professional Opportunities

At Monroe College, you’re not going to just sit in a classroom. You’ll get the chance to put your academic skills and the knowledge you've gained to use in the real world when you do an internship. And you’ll broaden your experiences and your network by joining a club or honor society connected with your field.

Recent internships have included

  • The Osbourne Association
  • Garito Manor
  • New York City Department of Probation
  • New York State Courts
  • New York City Police Department
  • City of White Plains Youth Bureau
  • Court Navigation Program
  • Office of a New York State Assembly Member
  • Parkchester Department of Public Safety
  • New Rochelle Boys and Girls Club
  • Westchester Department of Probation
  • Office of a U.S. Congressperson
  • Legal Aid
  • Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Compassionate Care Hospice

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  •  Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Political Science

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application. You must submit your application online
  • Essay. The essay is your time to shine and communicate why you want to pursue a degree and how it will help you achieve your career goals. (350 words for undergraduate applicants, and 500 words for graduate applicants.)
  • Application Fee.
  • Transcript.
  • English Proficiency. 
  • College Credits.
  • Tests. Standardized testing is not required for admission into our masters program.
  • Schedule your interview. We want to hear more about your educational goals in the United States, your career aspirations, and get to know you better as a person.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7488 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14976 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7488 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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