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Criminal Justice, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

A Criminal Justice major is broadly educated within a general education framework in the liberal arts and also provided with courses that directly apply to careers within the criminal and juvenile justice systems and the study of law. The baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice provides the student with a suitable foundation for graduate study in criminal justice, criminology, public administration, and other graduate school programs. To earn the degree, students must complete all of the degree requirements of the University described in the Degree Requirements section of the University Catalog.

Programme Structure

  • Advanced Seminar on the Criminal Justice System  
  • Advanced Methods of Social Research  
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods in Criminal Justice  
  • Seminar in Criminological Theory
  • Law and Criminal Justice  
  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems  
  • Seminar in Corrections  
  • Seminar on Police Practices  
  • Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice  
  • Critical Issues in Criminal Justice Policy

                  Detailed Programme Facts

                  • Programme intensity Full-time
                    • Full-time duration 24 months
                  • Languages
                    • English
                  • Delivery mode
                    On Campus

                  English Language Requirements

                  You only need to take one of these language tests:

                  • Minimum required score:

                    79

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                  • Minimum required score:

                    6.5

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                  Academic Requirements

                  • Application for Graduate Admission.
                  • Graduate Application Fee of $25.00.
                  • Official college/university transcript(s) other than Texas A&M International University must be sent directly from each institution attended.
                  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT). 
                  • The College of Arts and Sciences requires the GRE from all applicants.
                  • The College of Business Administration requires the GRE or GMAT from all applicants.
                  • The College of Education requires the GRE from all applicants.

                  Tuition Fee

                  • International

                    498 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
                  • National

                    498 USD/credit
                    Tuition Fee
                    Based on the original amount of 498 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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