18 months
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883 USD/credit 21192 USD/year
883 USD/credit 21192 USD/year
883 USD/credit 21192 USD/year
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About

Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Criminal Justice, Political Science, & International Studies offers a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice.

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Overview

The program is designed to skillfully integrate theory and practice into a holistic, engaging, and challenging course of study that provides students with advanced knowledge and understanding of the United States Criminal Justice System.

 Designed to position graduates for success, the program focuses on developing appreciable knowledge and understanding of crime and the criminal justice system, as well as developing discernable skill sets and competencies necessary for pursuing and/or advancing one’s professional career, emphasizing the importance of critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, effective communications, social research, and professional development.

Mission

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multi-disciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead, and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Seminar in Criminal Justice 
  • Advanced Criminological Theory  
  • U.S. Constitution, Public Policy and Criminal Justice 
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology 
  • Statistics and Data Analysis 
  • Critical Analysis of Criminal Justice
  • Ethics, Politics, and Justice
  • Comparative Criminal Justice Systems 
  • Principles of Leadership  
  • Social Justice Advocacy 
  • Crime, Victimology, and Risk Reduction 
  • Selected Studies
  • Adv Internshp in Crim Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
70

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

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning attended
  • A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, which may be waived.
  • Performance on the Graduate Record Examination, which may be waived.
  • A 250-500 word personal essay expressing one's interest for applying to the program
  • Two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's interest and ability to undertake graduate level studies
  • Personalized interviews may be considered by the Department's Admission Committee.
  • Applicants under consideration may be required to complete an abbreviated research paper that demonstrate their ability for effective writing

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    21192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    21192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    21192 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 883 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for Madison

1793 - 4414 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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