12 months
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2432 USD/credit 72960 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
1628 USD/credit 48840 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science degree program in Criminal Justice at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is designed to build a student’s individual, agency, and community capacity to understand, prevent, intervene, and respond innovatively and effectively to juvenile delinquency and crime, using evidence-based practices and policies, in ways that ensure justice.

Overview

In addition to the minimum admission expectations established by the Graduate School, the Criminal Justice program expects the following prerequisites:

Successful completion of an undergraduate research methods course within a social science discipline.  If not, you will be required to complete CJUS 301 during your first semester of graduate study.  This course will not count toward your graduate degree.

Careers 

Our Criminal Justice program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is designed to provide students from around the world the following opportunities:

  • An innovative curriculum that provides theoretical knowledge and skills necessary to become effective leaders in criminal and/or juvenile justice systems. 
  • Emphasis on Juvenile Justices that ensures you will be prepared to serve as leaders of reform within our juvenile justice system and/or work collaboratively toward prevention, intervention and rehabilitation of juvenile offenders.
  • Skills to facilitate program development, implementation and assessment.
  • Engaged learning.

Programme Structure

  • Successful completion of an undergraduate research methods course within a social science discipline.  
  • If not, you will be required to complete CJUS 301 during your first semester of graduate study.  This course will not count toward your graduate degree.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • have (or soon have) a bachelor’s degree (or its equivalent) from a regionally accredited university. Learn more about how to provide proof of degree.
  • demonstrate English language proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS) if you are an international applicant. Learn more about who is required to demonstrate English language proficiency.
  • provide additional application materials (including GRE/GMAT) depending on the degree program to which you're applying.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2432 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    48840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1628 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Lafayette

925 - 1320 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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