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Criminology and Criminal Justice, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, PA,
Slippery Rock University's Bachelor's in Criminology and Criminal Justice program prepares students for successful careers in the justice system-a space that is constantly changing within a framework that can be traced back to the Magna Carta. 

About

Offering a premier program, Slippery Rock University will prepare you to become a knowledgeable and skilled criminal justice professional. Your coursework will ensure that you have the skills to meet the challenges of the workplace as you begin your career. SRU also offers an accelerated curriculum that allows you to complete a BA and an MA in just four years.

The Criminology and Criminal Justice curriculum includes classes in criminological theory, policing, courts and adjudication, corrections, research methodology, and justice administration. 

Beyond coursework, we encourage students to learn from their experiences on campus and in the community. Student organizations such as CRIM Club, Alpha Phi Sigma, and Pre-Law Advisement allow students to collaborate and share ideas.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Include:

  • Human Diversity
  • Cultural Competency and Human Services
  • Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice Systems
  • American Policing
  • Introduction to Criminal Procedure
  • American Corrections
  • Theoretical Criminology
  • Statistical Methods
  • Research Methods
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Capstone: Ethics and Criminal Justice

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    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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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

We are seeking students who have attained at least a 3.0 GPA in college preparatory coursework, and who have average to above average scores on the SAT or ACT. We will accept either test and use the best scores available. Offers of admission for new first-year students from high school can be made as soon as August following their junior year. High school admitted students are required to submit proof of high school graduation in the form of Official Transcripts upon high school graduation.


Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    322 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 322 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Grove City

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding


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