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Justice Studies

Rhode Island College

12 months
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943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
943 USD/credit 28290 USD/year
485 USD/credit 14550 USD/year
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About

The M.A. in Justice Studies is a program at Rhode Island College designed for students interested in earning an advanced degree to support their employment in justice and social services fields, including social and human services agencies, law enforcement, non-profit organizations, and non-governmental agencies focused on justice issues.

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Overview

Why Rhode Island College?

Imbued by a philosophy of rigorous training, our program maintains a very low faculty to student ratio. Tuition costs for the discipline also rank among the lowest in southern New England and GRE waivers are granted to RIC and University of Rhode Island alumni for disciplines connected to the social sciences.

Learning outcomes

All Justice Studies students from Rhode Island College will complete a research-based thesis or an applied research or evaluation project as part of the curriculum. Most courses will be hybrid, involving a combination of in-class and online instruction, and will be offered in the evening.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Seminar in Justice Studies
  • Independent Study I
  • Independent Study II

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • TOEFL minimum score of 81 web-based (213 computer-based or 550 written) or IELTS minimum score of 6.5. See appendix for English language proficiency testing services.
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) academic records with a certified course-by-course evaluation and English translation from an approved agency (NACES or AICE). See appendix for a partial list of approved agencies.
  • At least three professional reference letters and a personal resume.
  • Some programs require the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test. Check the individual graduate program for specific requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28290 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 943 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 485 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Providence

1030 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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