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B.Sc. On Campus

Criminology and Criminal Justice

Portland State University

48 months
Duration
29286 USD/year
29286 USD/year
10386 USD/year
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About

Delivered by nationally-known, award-winning faculty, the bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Portland State University blends practice and theory. Students learn how the legal system works with an indepth look at the American court system, legal reasoning, and research.  

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Overview

 Additionally students explore the role of law enforcement and examine corrections and rehabilitation strategies to determine what methods work best to keep offenders from repeating their mistakes and communities safe. Overall, students will get an in depth look at the professions, policy, and challenges of crime and justice in American society, while pointing to tools to develop solutions.

Career 

Our bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Portland State University  foster skills that are sought after in the field and that drive hiring and promotion decisions.

Career opportunities can span from politics to business, investigations, law enforcement agencies, nonprofit leadership, and beyond. Apply your knowledge and skillset to become a leader in whatever area you choose.

Jobs in the criminology and criminal justice include police officers, deputies, probation/parole officers, correctional officers, private security, prosecutors, defense attorneys, judges, magistrates and legal assistants, victim advocates, case managers, federal law enforcement, policy, and crime analysts.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Policing in America
  • Punishment and Corrections 
  • American Courts
  • Theories of Crime & Justice
  • Crime Control Strategies
  • Crime Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enroll as a freshman (first year), you must have completed secondary school or high school. Your education must be equivalent to United States secondary school or high school education.  
  • You must have a cumulative (overall) grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 when converted to the U.S. 4.0 grading scale.
  • Meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You may be admitted to Portland State University and an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) pathway if you do not meet PSU's English Language Proficiency Requirement. Learn more about PSU’s English language programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29286 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 29286 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29286 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10386 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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