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International Accelerator Program

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Criminology and Criminal Justice, MA

Get advanced instruction that prepares you for evidence-based practice in the criminal justice system. These and non-thesis options are available for this program. 

This professional degree provides coursework in criminal justice system operation, criminology, research methods, and statistics. In addition to providing career advancement, the program also provides rigorous social science training that prepares you for continued doctoral study, should you choose to pursue it.


Acceptance Criteria

Requirements  Direct Master's Accelerator  Advanced Master's Accelerator 
 GPA  3.0 3.0
 IELTS 6.5 (no sub-score lower than 6.0)   6.0 (no sub-score lower than 5.5)
TOEFL 80 (no part below 18) 74 (no part below 16)
GRE Required  No No
Qualifying Undergraduate Degrees  Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent from an accredited university.
Additional Requirements    Personal statement describing academic and research interests, relevant work experiences, and academic/professional goals. Official transcripts. None 
Available Entry    Fall and Spring    

 Sample coursework:

  • Survey of Criminal Justice
  • Law and Justice
  • Research Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Quantitative Methods in Criminal Justice
  • Criminology


Tuition and Fees 

For information regarding tuition and fees, please see our Costs Overview

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