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Public Administration - Criminal Justice Administration

Westfield State University

Master Blended
12 months
Duration
372 USD/credit
372 USD/credit
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About

Public Administration - Criminal Justice Administration from Westfield State University provides students with advanced theory and practical skills necessary to confront and help resolve the complex problems associated with the American criminal justice system. 

Overview

Public Administration - Criminal Justice Administration from Westfield State University offers both general and specialized courses by WSU full-time and adjunct faculty in the Criminal Justice department.  Students will gain expertise in the design and evaluation of criminal justice. This program provides a quality graduate degree that is affordable, responsive to local workforce needs and is accessible to working part-time commuting students.

Careers

  • Community service leaders
  • International specialists in non-profit and corporate settings
  • Lawyers
  • Legal aides
  • Public policy makers
  • Public sector managers
  • Teachers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Problems in Criminal Law
  • Criminological Theory 
  • Community Based Corrections
  • Law Enforcement Policy Developments
  • Corrections Administration
  • Criminal Justice Planning
  • Administrative Theory of Criminal Justice
  • Homeland Security: Organization and Administration
  • GIS: Mapping Community Data

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
2.8
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.
Required

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts indicating a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, which includes at least 15 credits of coursework in a field appropriate for the program, such as management, political science, regional planning or criminal justice;
  • A minimum 2.8 GPA overall or minimum 3.0 GPA for the last two years of undergraduate studies;
  • A satisfactory GRE or MAT score;
  • A narrative statement (of approximately 350 words) about your professional goals, academic experience, work experience and other factors that support your application.
  • Three letters of recommendation. At least one academic recommendation is suggested.
  • Application and $50 application fee 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    372 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 372 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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