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Criminology and Justice Studies, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Online
The Criminology and Justice Studies program of Drexel University goes beyond the narrow "police science" focus of many programs, offering a rigorous academic foundation supplemented by specialized coursework that prepares you for a wide range of professional positions or for graduate study.
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Overview

In the Criminology and Justice Studies program of Drexel University you'll gain a strong background in criminology, the study of crime and criminal behavior, as well as an understanding of the history, structure, administration, policies, and procedures of the agencies of crime control and criminal justice, including law enforcement, corrections, and the judiciary.

Program features

  • The program can be completely fully online at your own pace
  • The curriculum draws on the strengths of a range of many programs from philosophy to sociology, psychology, legal studies, political science, information science, chemistry, bioscience and biotechnology, and computer science, including the computer-based skills, technological expertise, and biochemical/biotechnological knowledge that are increasingly important to the operation of the agencies of the modern criminal justice system
  • Preparation for 21st-Century careers in criminal justice, private security, the legal profession, or for graduate study in criminal justice or associated disciplines, including forensic science and computer science.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mass Media and Society
  • Career Management and Professional Development 
  • Composition and Rhetoric I: Inquiry and Exploratory Research
  • English Composition
  • General Psychology 
  • Criminology
  • Race, Crime, and Justice
  • Prison, Society and You

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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:

    6.5

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

General Requirements

  • Between 0 – 23 previous college semester credits from a regionally accredited institution
  • Must have earned high school diploma or GED a minimum of 2 years ago
  • If you've previously attended college outside of the United States, an official course-by-course transcript evaluation may be required.
  • International Applicants whose first or native language is not English must take the TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE (Pearsons). 

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

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    530 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 530 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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