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Department of Criminal Justice College of Arts and Sciences Saint Joseph's University

  • Philadelphia, PA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 516
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • July 15
    fall application deadline
  • 62%
    acceptance rate
  • 9 Degrees
    degrees offered

Overview

Graduate Criminal Justice and Public Safety Programs

For 30 years, Saint Joseph's University has held a reputation as one of the most comprehensive providers of advanced education in criminal justice, environmental protection and safety, homeland security, and public safety management in the greater Philadelphia area. Students can earn signature concentrations in behavior analysis as part of the graduate criminal justice program, available as a master's or post master's certificate. All courses are taught by highly-qualified faculty members with professional experience in their fields.

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Location & Contact

Department of Criminal Justice

College of Arts and Sciences
Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395
United States

Cheralynn Ewing

Director

Phone: 610-660-1294
Email: cewing@sju.edu

Elisabeth Woodward

Director of Marketing and Admissions, Graduate Arts and Sciences

Phone: 610-660-3131
Fax: 610-660-3131
Email: gradstudies@sju.edu

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Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Behavior Analysis Post-Master's Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Criminal Justice Post-Master's Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Criminology Master of Science (MS)
    • Federal Law Master of Science (MS)
    • Intelligence And Crime Master of Science (MS)
    • Administration/Police Executive Master of Science (MS)
    • Probation, Parole, And Corrections Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 176
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 21
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

62% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 266
    • Accepted 165
    • Acceptance Rate 62
    • Enrolled 152
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $35
    • Application Fee - International $35
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 15th April 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline January 15th Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th October 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, personal statement, and resume, official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students516
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students516
    • Part-time Percentage93%
    • Full-time Percentage7%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American22%
    • White / Caucasian60%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty22
    • Full-time Percentage9%
    • Part-time Percentage91%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchLow income youth neighborhoods, youth engagement in violence reduction
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$120,747


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