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Criminal Justice

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25282 USD/year
25282 USD/year
12050 USD/year
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About

The Criminal Justice program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee prepares students for leadership positions in the field of criminal justice and provides a strong foundation for students who anticipate advanced study at the doctoral level.

Overview

The curriculum of the Criminal Justice program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee offers criminal justice professionals a broad foundation for understanding criminal justice policy. Legal, organizational, political and behavioral frameworks are used to analyze the operation of the U.S. criminal justice system. 

Students are introduced to advanced knowledge on the nature and causes of crime, the justification and means of social control, the administration of the justice system, and the evaluation of criminal justice programs.

Areas of Study

  • Crime Analytics UWM is the first school in the state to offer courses in crime analysis, which is one of the fastest-growing areas of criminal justice.
  • Joint Degree in Public Administration The combination of public administration and criminal justice courses provides you with theoretical and practical exposure to evolving professional practice in the criminal justice field.
  • Joint Degree in Social Work This dual degree program blends criminal justice courses with an evidence-based social work practice curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measuring Crime and Analyzing Crime Data
  • Analysis of Criminal Justice Research
  • Administration of Criminal Justice Systems
  • Perspectives on Crime and the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminological Perspectives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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

  • Undergraduate degree from an accredited university in criminal justice, a related social science, or other relevant educational experience.
  • Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 (for good-standing admission).
  • Applicants with an undergraduate cumulative GPA between 2.75-2.99 may also be considered for admission but must submit satisfactory scores on the verbal and quantitative sections of either the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT).
  • Two letters of recommendation from those familiar with applicant’s academic record and suitability for graduate work.
  • It is recommended that applicants have completed a research methods course and a statistics course at the undergraduate level prior to beginning the program.
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25282 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25282 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25282 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12050 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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