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Administration of Justice

Bridgewater State University

M.Sc.
24 months
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439 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science (MS) in Criminal Justice program at Bridgewater State University can provide you with the solid leadership and management skills required to excel in today’s criminal justice arena. 

Overview

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice educates students about the dynamics of crime, criminal behavior, the criminal justice system, and how these complex factors interact in recursive relationships with social institutions and public realities.  Students are prepared with the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully compete in a variety of professional positions in criminal justice or in closely related fields.  This program also prepares students for doctoral programs.

Taught by leading criminal justice faculty who have extensive experience as attorneys, law enforcement officers, corrections experts and investigators.  The MS in Criminal Justice program prepares you for continued study or the pursuit of a variety of careers, including leadership roles within the judicial system, law enforcement agencies, legal firms, correctional facilities and the field of criminal justice education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Scholarship
  • Seminar: Crime, Justice and Society
  • Applications of Crime Theory
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Analyzing Criminal Justice Data
  • Ethics and Policy in Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Administration

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

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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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application - A completed online application and $50 application fee
  • Résumé  
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work
  • GPA - A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • GRE Scores - GRE scores are required for applicants with a GPA below 3.5
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three appropriate letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement - Prepare a brief, but careful statement regarding the reasons you want to pursue graduate work in this field, your specific interest and experiences in this field, and your career goals

Tuition Fee

  • National

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    439 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

International

  • Tuition: $1,260.00
  • Required Fees (all students): $6,641.28

Funding

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