11
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Criminal Justice is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis or demonstration project that shows proficiency in the subject

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

8
Applied
8
Accepted
5
Enrolled
100%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$24,100
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

11
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
90%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 63.64%
White or Caucasian 36%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

7
Total faculty
Full-time (7)
Part-time (0)
Male (4)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Criminology, corrections, police, research methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address UBOB 210, 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Heith Copes
Director of Graduate Studies in Criminal Justice
Email: jhcopes@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-2069
Fax: 205-934-2067