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Criminal Justice and Criminology

Georgia Southern University

12 months
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13260 USD/year
13260 USD/year
3324 USD/year
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With the Criminal Justice and Criminology program of the Georgia Southern University, you’ll receive the specialized training necessary to become a leader in the field of criminal justice.

Overview

The Criminal Justice and Criminology program of the Georgia Southern University three concentrations, structured both for students seeking careers or professional advancement in the criminal justice field, and for students who ultimately wish to pursue an advanced degree in criminal justice/criminology.

Criminal Justice Degree Emphasis

With an emphasis in criminal justice, you will examine advanced theories, the development of public policy, issues within the criminal justice system and justice administration. You’ll have the opportunity to refine your analytical, research and critical thinking skills to foster a greater understanding of the criminal justice system.

Criminology Degree Emphasis

An emphasis in criminology gives you focused training on the major theoretical perspectives in classical and contemporary criminology, as well as analysis of the nature, prevalence, causes and consequences of violence. This emphasis offers a deeper exploration of the etiology, correlates and theories of criminal behavior.

Cybercrime Degree Emphasis

By emphasizing in cybercrime, you will concentrate your training on laws related to electronic devices and the internet, traditional crimes committed using computers, issues relating to the Fourth Amendment, jurisdiction at state and federal levels, and cyber ethics.

Careers in Criminal Justice with a Master in Criminal Justice

  • Community advocate
  • victim advocate
  • Fire investigator
  • Immigration and customs officer
  • Corrections officer
  • Juvenile justice
  • Probation and parole officer
  • Public policy advisor
  • Cybersecurity investigator
  • Cyber defensive operator
  • Intelligence analyst
  • Policy analyst
  • Criminal profiler
  • District attorney
  • Forensic examiner
  • Data analyst

Programme Structure

Courses offered:

  • Proseminar in Ethics and Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice Systems: Leadership, Management, and Policy
  • Criminological Theory
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Special Topics in Cybercrime
  • Hackers, Malware, and Online Economic Crime

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
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Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

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.
2.75

English requirements

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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited, four-year institution in criminal justice/criminology or related field (that adequately prepares students for success in this field.)
  • A 2.75 cumulative grade point average or higher on completed requirements for a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. (This application requirement will be waived for applicants who successfully complete the Post-Baccalaureate Cyber Certificate.)
  • Letter of Application detailing: a) academic background and/or professional credentials, b) relevant research and work experience, c) career goals and reasons for enrollment in this program.
  • Two letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's: academic work; professional experience, if any; 3) ability to handle master's level curriculum, and how the applicant can be expected to contribute to the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6630 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    13260 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6630 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    3324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1662 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Statesboro

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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