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Victim Studies

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Postgraduate Certificate Online
12 months
Duration
26370 USD/year
26370 USD/year
14590 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
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About

University of Massachusetts Lowell's Online Graduate Certificate Program in Victim Studies provides specialized knowledge of crime victim issues, crime victim rights, and formal responses to victims so that students may apply that knowledge within their own professional context.

Overview

Completion of the certificate program at University of Massachusetts Lowell will better prepare students to participate in initiatives and programs that prevent crime victimization, to engage in research and evaluation focused on crime victim issues, and to respond effectively to victims of crime in a culturally appropriate manner.

Learning outcomes

Students at this Victim Studies are required to take a core course in Victimology, plus one course that focuses on a specific type of victimization, and then they may customize their program by choosing two courses from a list of skills and knowledge electives.

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • Victimology
  • Responding to Child Maltreatment
  • Gender, Race and Crime
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Psychological Approaches to Child Maltreatment
  • Psychological Approaches to Child Maltreatment
  • Administration of Criminal Justice
  • Gender, Race and Crime
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Criminal Homicide
  • Research Design
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Responding to Child Maltreatment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • National Students - UMass Lowell Graduate Admissions offers rolling admissions for all programs

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An earned Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.8 or higher.
  • Two copies of a complete and official transcript from each undergraduate and/or graduate institution attended. Please note, if the degree is from an international institution, then the transcripts may need to be evaluated.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26370 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    14590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14590 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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