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Criminal Justice, M.C.J.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months
    Duration

About

The Master of Criminal Justice program is a “hybrid.” You will take online coursework as well as spend two days each month meeting at the Anderson University Center of Excellence, which also houses the Anderson County Emergency Operations Center. You will take nine, four-credit courses (36 credit hours) over 20 months: two classes per spring and fall semester and one class during summer session.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Role of the Chief Executive 
  • The Dynamics of Administration 
  • Crime, Law & the Legal System  
  • The Media & Political Survival 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    75

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

1.     Apply online.

2.     Three letters of reference from any of the following: college administrators, professors or employers. The letters must address the applicant's ability to perform successfully at the graduate level.

3.     Official transcript(s), showing degree conferral when appropriate, from all colleges attended.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    435 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 435 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
  • National Applies to you

    435 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 435 USD per credit and a duration of 20 months.
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Living costs for Anderson

  • 1600 - 2790 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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