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Criminal Justice

Tennessee State University

Master
12 months
Duration
1095 USD/credit
1095 USD/credit
513 USD/credit
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About

The department offers the Master of Criminal Justice degree.  Since it began, students have earned the MCJ degree and scattered across the United States and the world.  Some have pursued even more study and earned doctorate degrees or law degrees.  Many are working in local, state or federal agencies and a few are college professors of Criminal Justice.

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Overview

The Criminal Justice curriculum contains a broad range of courses including Police Science, Social Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Law designed to equip students for work in the field of criminal justice. The Department's wide range of academic courses are intended to achieve the following major objectives:

  • Provide students with an academic, ethical, and legal foundation for employment opportunities within the criminal justice field.
  • Foster the following knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs):
    > good communication skills (written and oral)
    > improved critical thinking (problem solving and reflective judgment)
    > sharpen moral reasoning
    > deepen the appreciation and complexity of living in a more global society

Programme Structure

  • Global Crime and Insecurity
  • Responding to Global Crime and Insecurity
  • Criminological Research Methods
  • Fundamental Issues in International Law
  • Criminal Justice and Penal Process
  • General Principles of Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • Theoretical Criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
3 (required)
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.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
71 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application for Admission to Graduate School and a non-refundable $35.00 application fee
  • Official transcripts and authorized school records with a course-by-course listing of courses and grades received; such transcripts must have been evaluated by a foreign educational credential agency, at the student’s expense.
  • A complete listing of acceptable agencies can be found on the NACES Website
  • Applicable test scores, such as GMAT, GRE, FE, MAT, etc.
  • Copy of current, valid passport
  • Evidence of financial resources sufficient to provide tuition and fees for the academic year (minimum of $28,500 USD) and an affidavit of support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1095 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1095 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1095 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1095 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    513 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 513 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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