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Criminal Justice and Criminology

Loyola University Chicago

M.A. On Campus
12 months
Duration
1033 USD/credit
1033 USD/credit
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts (MA) degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology at Loyola University Chicago provides students with a cutting edge education that will prepare them to assume leadership roles in criminal justice and related agencies as well as to pursue more advanced educational opportunities

Overview

The Criminal Justice and Criminology department at Loyola University Chicago offers a general MA degree that prepares students to excel in today's evidence-based criminal justice system.

A supportive environment accommodates the diversity of our students' lives with evening classes, option of part-time or full-time status, and flexible tailoring of electives. The department is well-connected to local and federal agencies. Graduates have been placed in all areas of the criminal justice system including state and county agencies, and federal agencies such as the FBI, Secret Service, Federal Probation, Homeland Security, Federal Pretrial Services and DEA. Graduates also have been admitted into PhD programs or law schools.

Learning outcomes

The program offers students two tracks: a thesis-only and a non-thesis option. The former is available to students who attain at least an A- in Program Evaluation and Research Methods and receive approval from the graduate committee. Students in the non-thesis option must pass a comprehensive take-home examination that assesses competency in integrating knowledge across courses

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Politics and Policy Analysis in the Criminal Justice System
  • Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Program Evaluation and Research Methods
  • Applied Data Analysis and Interpretation
  • Professional Ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Completed Application Form
  • Letters of Recommendation 
  • Statement of PurposeTest Scores (GMAT or GRE)
  • Professional Resume
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1033 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1033 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1033 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1033 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Criminal Justice and Criminology
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