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Public Administration - Criminal Justice Administration

12 months
383 USD/credit 13788 USD/year
383 USD/credit 13788 USD/year
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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. 


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.


  • 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


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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36 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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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

  • 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

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  • International

    13788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13788 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 383 USD per credit during 12 months.


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