With the concentration in Justice Studies - Law and Legal Process at Southern New Hampshire University, you can take an in-depth look at today's American criminal justice system. You can also enjoy working with our first-rate faculty members who are working professionals in the field.
This program provides a more interdisciplinary approach than typical criminal justice programs to offer you a well-rounded justice studies education and a wider scope of practice.
Our curriculum includes topics of criminal law, corrections, legal and social science research, and much more. Students may complete the program in the traditional four years or in three years. In addition, students may also pursue a four-plus-one program in which they earn both the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and Master of Science (M.S.) degrees in five years.
Graduates will find the job outlook in the justice studies industry is healthy. According the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a wide variety of positions in government agencies such as in the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Agency and U.S. Marshals Department are expected to see a 13.4 percent growth through 2016.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
National - Early action plan: Nov. 15 (for the fall), and get an admission decision by Dec. 15
International - Final Check-in Date: August 29
- Business Law
- Law, Justice and Family
- Juvenile Justice System
- Criminal Procedure
- The Death Penalty
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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.Schedule IELTS
Minimum required score:
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
As we look at your application, our first consideration is your academic background. We also look for well-rounded students who have a variety of interests and have been involved in school and/or community activities.
Most candidates admitted to SNHU have completed 16 college-prep courses, including:
Four years of English
Three or more years of mathematics
Two or more years of science
Two or more years of social science
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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