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Criminal Justice

Pennsylvania State University

B.Sc. Online
48 months
Duration
576 USD/credit
576 USD/credit
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About

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice delivered through Penn State World Campus is an ideal program, whether you are interested in starting your criminology degree, have already completed criminal justice credits or an associate degree, or have experience in the field. 

Overview

With this Criminal Justice degree from Penn State World Campus on your résumé, you can be prepared and qualified to advance your career in such fields as protective services, law and corrections, crime-related prevention and support, security management, court administration, and social services. Plus, you may find that what you learn from your courses is immediately applicable to your current position.

Our courses are taught by distinguished on-campus faculty who have special training and experience teaching in an online environment. Upon completion of the requirements for your degree, you will be awarded a diploma that is identical to the one received by every Penn State graduate — with no distinction that you earned your degree online.

Graduates with Criminal Justice from Penn State World Campus will:

  • gain theoretical and practical knowledge of crime control and the skills necessary to succeed in criminal justice and related careers. 
  • enhance their ability as a problem solver in the field of criminal justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology
  • Corrections in America
  • Policing in America
  • Courts and the Prosecution Process
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Statistical Analysis for the Social Sciences
  • Security Administration
  • Victimology
  • Police Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply for this program, you must be a high school graduate, or have completed your GED. 
  • High school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
  • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Submit official documents by mail

Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.

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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