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23122 USD/year
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About

The MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Texas Arlington offers a comprehensive examination of the criminal justice system, an exploration of criminal and delinquent behaviors, a foundation in research and statistics, and an opportunity to explore other relevant topics of interest to the student.

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Overview

 MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice at University of Texas Arlington  is designed for:

  • Pre-professional students who wish to pursue a career in some aspect of criminal justice, or in a related field, and to develop the perspectives and knowledge appropriate to doing so;
  • In-service professionals who wish to enhance and broaden their knowledge in this and related areas of study;
  • Students pre-professional or in-service who wish to pursue further relevant post-graduate studies, whether academic or professional.

To meet these objectives, and to develop a broadly educated student, the program offers both thesis and non-thesis options.  Both options require the student to complete 18 hours of core courses within the department.

Career

  • Management position with municipal, state and federal agencies.
  • Police Officer
  • Corrections Officer
  • Forensic Science Technician
  • Probation and Community Control Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Proseminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Statistics & Research Practices in Criminal Justice
  • Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • Theoretical Criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
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GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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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.
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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

  • Must have successfully completed a baccalaureate degree in criminology/criminal justice or related discipline.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate work as calculated by the Graduate School.
  • A minimum of 149 on both verbal and quantitative subtests of the GRE (minimum of 440 on both verbal and quantitative subsets under old scoring system). The GRE is not required of an applicant who satisfies all of the following requirements: Has three or more years of professional experience with increasing responsibility in a criminal justice (or closely related) occupation and provides a detailed work history documenting this experience. Submits an acceptable sample of professional writing authored solely by the applicant.
  • Must submit three letters of recommendation addressing the applicant's potential for success in the graduate program from persons knowledgeable of the applicant's abilities.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23122 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    23122 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23122 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10514 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10514 USD per year and a duration of 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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