• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Criminal Justice (Online) program at Wichita State University combines quality curriculum, applied-learning with local and federal agencies, a flexible online option and a new location within the Law Enforcement Training Center on WSU’s Innovation Campus. 
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Overview

Core courses cover topics from criminal law and procedure to corrections, research methods, and policy. You’ll also take several criminal justice electives courses based on your interests and career goals.

As a graduate from the Criminal Justice (Online) program at Wichita State University, you’ll be well prepared for advanced study in criminal justice and for a wide variety of careers.

Careers

A degree in criminal justice from Wichita State will give you an edge with a diverse range of employers, including local, state and federal law enforcement; courts and correctional agencies; juvenile justice; private security; and related fields.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadlines for Basic Service.

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • Courts & Judicial Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    72

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    530

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.25 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

  • Certification of Financial Support
    • Bank Statement or Financial Documents 
    • Official transcripts 
    • Test results (TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, or ACT)
    • Copy of your passport name page

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    228 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 228 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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