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Criminal Justice, M.A.

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The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice houses two programs. Four degrees are offered from these programs - two undergraduate degrees (Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice) and two graduate degrees (Master of Arts in Sociology and Master of Arts Criminal Justice).

About

The Department consists of five full-time faculty members with substantive academic research and field experience. 

The programme

In addition to core theoretical foundations in sociology, criminology, and criminal justice, departmental strengths include quantitative methodology and analysis. However, Environmental Justice, Medical Sociology, Law Enforcement and Corrections are the primary areas of faculty research activity and service. Over the years, the faculty have obtained and administered several grants from federal, state and local governments and private organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Society and Culture
  • Sociological Theories
  • Criminological Theories
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics 
  • Law Enforcement Administration
  • Judiciary System: Court System
  • Correctional Systems
  • Delinquency and Juvenile Justice System

Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Before any action can be taken on an application, applicants must submit the following to the Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions:

  • Completed and signed application.
  • Cashier’s check or money order (made payable to Clark Atlanta University) in the amount of $40. The application fee for an international applicant is $55 U.S. dollars. The application fee will not be waived and is non-refundable.
  • An official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution you have attended. Transcripts must be sent directly to the Office of Graduate Admissions from the institution’s Office of the Registrar. A transcript which has been “issued to the student” will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23082 USD/year
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  • National

    23082 USD/year
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 1213 - 2210 USD/month
    Living Costs

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