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Criminology and Criminal Justice

University of Michigan-Dearborn

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
1315 USD/credit
1315 USD/credit
745 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

Advance your career with the Criminology and Criminal Justice program of University of Michigan-Dearborn in the rapidly growing criminal justice profession.

Overview

Faculty, who are experts in their field, developed the Criminology and Criminal Justice program of University of Michigan-Dearborn to prepare students for research, management and policy positions or continuation into a Ph.D. program.

This flexible degree program is 30-32 credits and provides a thesis and non-thesis option, while offering traditional, evening and online courses. Public safety professionals from partnering organizations may qualify for a scholarship valued at 20 percent of tuition and fees through our community service personnel scholarship program.

Example prospective students include:

  • Individuals already working in the criminal justice field who want to advance to a policymaking or upper level administrative position.
  • Individuals who want to pursue an academic career in criminology and criminal justice and intend to further pursue a doctoral program in the field.

What will I learn?

  • Strengthen the professional qualifications of those currently employed in the criminal justice field.
  • Develop skills in research and in criminology and criminal justice program planning and evaluation.
  • Develop skills in the organization and administration of public criminal justice systems.
  • Prepare students for doctoral study in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sociology of Law
  • Law and Culture
  • Criminal Justice Theory
  • Organizational Development and Theory
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Current Issues in Criminal Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

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.
3

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.
84
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a Bachelor's degree with at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA
  • Completion of the following courses or equivalent: Introduction to Criminal Justice, Criminology, Criminal Law
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official transcripts for all colleges/universities attended, regardless of whether a degree was earned
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate English proficiency and are required to provide an official score report of an accepted English Language Proficiency Test

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1315 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1315 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    745 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 745 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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