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Criminology & Criminal Justice

Central Connecticut State University

12 months
26072 USD/year
26072 USD/year
12848 USD/year
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The Criminology & Criminal Justice Program at Central Connecticut State University strongly emphasizes the application of theory and research in executive decision-making, policy development and analysis, and the treatment of offenders. 


While all graduate Criminology & Criminal Justice students at Central Connecticut State University are required to complete core courses, students are allowed to select elective courses that match their individual academic and career interests.Core courses are designed to help students understand the purpose and function of criminal justice agencies organized under the rubrics of police, courts, and corrections. 

Learning outcomes

Students will be able to critically analyze the organizational effectiveness of criminal justice agencies and understand how society comes to define certain behaviors as criminal and how these definitions can be effected by the race, gender, and socio-economic status of the lawmaker, as well as the lawbreaker. Students will have to assess the effectiveness of criminal justice policies and programs through the application of research methods, statistics, and criminological theory and understand the root causes of crime and the effects of social, economic, political, psychological, and biological factors on crime.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Offender Profiles
  • Delinquency and Control
  • Sexual Offending
  • Managing Criminal Justice Employees
  • Advanced Independent Reading and Research in Criminal Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education to apply for a Master's Program, post baccalaureate teacher certification, and most other programs. 
  • The undergraduate record must demonstrate clear evidence of ability to undertake and pursue studies in a graduate field successfully.  
  • To apply for the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, 6th year certificate degrees, and Advanced Official Certificate Programs in Professional Counseling, Superintendent of Schools and Reading, a master's degree is required.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13036 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26072 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13036 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12848 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6424 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New Britain

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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


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