24 months
383 USD/credit 5745 USD/year
383 USD/credit 5745 USD/year
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Criminal Justice from Westfield State University focuses on theoretical and applied issues in law enforcement, corrections, administration, and public law.


Criminal Justice from Westfield State University aims to further critical thinking about significant issues in crime and criminal justice. Judges, lawyers, managers, and criminal justice researchers supplement the faculty, bringing many practical considerations to the study of the discipline.

Graduates with Criminal Justice from Westfield State University will develop:

  • Theoretical thinking- the ability to interpret problems and solutions using comprehensive theoretical knowledge
  • Productive thinking-analysis and application of management and administrative techniques related to criminal justice
  • Analytical thinking-the ability to critically think in terms of research and evaluation.
  • Practical thinking- to consider what should be done and to synthesize ideas to generate different solutions to criminal justice issues.
  • Comprehension- the ability to understand and evaluate the interrelationship of research, ideas, and theories presented in throughout their coursework and to apply their knowledge to unique situations and settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Criminological Theory 
  • Criminal Justice Policy
  • Statistics
  • Administrative Theory of Criminal Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH

30-33 depending on the program completion option you choose.



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in any of the social sciences with a 2.7 GPA or a 3.0 for the last two years of undergraduate studies, class ranking will also be considered;
  • Official (sealed) transcripts from all colleges and universities previously attended
  • Three professional or academic letters of reference;
  • An official GRE with a combined score of 950 on two sections or a MAT score of 45 or better; For WSU students with a GPA of 3.3 or higher this requirement is waived.
  • A narrative statement about your professional goals, academic experience, factors which support your future endeavors.
  • Application and $50 application fee 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    5745 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 24 months.


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