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The University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

Charlotte, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte / Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology is located in Charlotte, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Criminial justice

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

22
Applied
14
Accepted
10
Enrolled
64%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Official copies of all undergraduate/graduate transcripts; minimum of three letters of recommendation; personal statement; minimum GPA of 3.0 (preferred)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 557
TOEFL IBT score: 83
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 0
Male (7)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Testing criminology theories; the study of gang membership and its relationship to delinquent behavior, capital punishment and family violence; gender research as it is related to crime and victimization; criminal victimization experiences; policing specifically body-worn cameras, specialty units, use of force, and misconduct
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
351,972

Location & Contact

Address 9201 University City Boulevard
Charlotte, NC  28223-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Michael Turner
Professor and Chair
Email: mgturner@uncc.edu
Phone: 704-687-0755

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