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Criminology and Criminal Justice

The University of Texas at Arlington

48 months
Duration
28278 USD/year
28278 USD/year
11968 USD/year
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About

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at the University of Texas at Arlington provides students with an academically sound education in criminal justice and prepares them for management positions with municipal, state and federal agencies. Students who are new to the discipline have opportunities for internships with local criminal justice agencies and law offices.

Overview

The Criminology and Criminal Justice Department at The University of Texas at Arlington strives to achieve academic excellence through its outstanding faculty. Experts in areas such as corrections, criminological theory, victimology, management, strive to challenge students while caring for their academic formation. The criminal justice faculty helps students understand the etiology of crime who are then able to develop paradigms that are useful and beneficial in the understanding of crime.

This tradition of excellence serves to produce competitive criminal justice managers who are prepared for the challenges of employment with private, state, or federal agencies. The academic excellence of the UTA Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is well known in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex.

Career Opportunities

  • Management position with municipal, state and federal agencies.
  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Probation and Community Control Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ethics and the Criminal Justice System
  • Law Enforcement
  • Theoretical Criminology
  • Juvenile Justice Systems
  • Race, Crime, and Justice
  • Criminal Justice Statistics
  • Social Statistics
  • Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Forensics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply online
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit your completed official secondary school (high school) transcripts, college level course transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and/or national test examination scores as appropriate for the educational system in your country by mail in a sealed envelope. You must possess the equivalent of a U.S. high school graduation. 
  • Submit official ACT/SAT Score(s)
  • Submit English language proficiency test scores (Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores)
  • Check admission status in MyMav

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28278 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    28278 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28278 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11968 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11968 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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