B.A. On Campus

Criminal Justice and Human Security

48 months
32860 USD/year
32860 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The College of Public and International Affairs B.A. in Criminal Justice and Human Security degree, offered by the University of Bridgeport, allows students interested in pursuing a career in criminal justice to develop expertise in the international dimensions of public safety.


The degree requires two years of college-level study of a foreign language or demonstrated working competency in a foreign language. Students have the option of choosing from Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish and French.

We offer a bachelor degree in Criminal Justice and Human Security at the University of Bridgeport. Qualified students also have the option of earning a Masters degree in Business Administration or in Global Development and Peace by completing a fifth year of study beyond the normal years.

UB Criminal Justice track students are also encouraged to take courses in Martial Arts. Internships with law enforcement agencies are also available.

Learning Outcomes and Careers

  • Students will demonstrate the progressive acquisition of the oral, written critical thinking skills needed to succeed in graduate level study as well as the required skills for careers in domestic and international security
  • Students will be able to identify the essential elements of criminal justice
  • Students will be able to articulate the importance of Human Security and explore its impact on domestic and international security
  • Students will demonstrate the language skills and intercultural understanding required for effective law enforcement in today’s globalized society
  • Students will be able to describe the role played by religious, ideological, and cultural views; ethnic and tribal identities; and economic status in rationalizing criminal behavior
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of the role played in criminal behavior by socioeconomic inequities and societal injustice, resulting from domestic and non-domestic events
  • Students will be able to comment on the role played by non-state actors in areas such as the identification of norms, the acceptability of violence and terrorism in promoting policy changes and in preventing crime

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Security
  • Criminology
  • Research Methods
  • Senior Thesis
  • Internship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An application for admission.  The University accepts both paper and electronic applications, as well as the Common Application
  • An official high school transcript 
  • SAT or ACT scores 
  • Two letters of recommendation (recommended) 
  • Personal statement (recommended) 
  • $25.00 non-refundable application fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16430 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    32860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16430 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Bridgeport

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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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