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22300 USD/year
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About

The Master of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from Kent State University is designed to challenge experienced and aspiring professionals who want to expand their scope of knowledge and move into career and leadership positions. 

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Overview

The Criminology and Criminal Justice program from Kent State University prepares graduates as next-generation leaders in this complex, global, and interconnected field. The flexible online program is structured  to fit the lives of full-time working professionals.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a practical understanding of criminological theory by using it to better understand crime and criminal behavior, pose and attempt to answer research questions and see its connection to crime policy.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the significant empirical findings in the major areas of criminology and criminal justice.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for the use of the scientific method in the study of crime, a practical understanding of research methods used in the field and a practical understanding of statistics in social science research.
  • Develop basic skills in planning and conducting research projects, including evaluation research in particular.
  • Describe the role of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and social class as they relate to crime and victimization.
  • Effectively communicate criminological knowledge and write a clear and concise analysis of issues, policies and research in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intelligence and National Security
  • Law, Justice and Society
  • Theories of Crime and Delinquency
  • Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Justice Institutions
  • Victimology
  • Prose-minar Capstone: Issues in Contemporary Justice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

For timely consideration of the application, it is recommended applicants submit a complete application at least one month before the start of the semester.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
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110
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Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
94
Duolingo English Test admission requirements Duolingo English Test
110
Take A Free Practice Test!

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • 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

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university 
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale 
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (preferably academic)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    22300 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22300 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

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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