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University of Houston - Downtown

Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work

Houston, TX

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Overview

University of Houston - Downtown / Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 11

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

28
Applied
25
Accepted
22
Enrolled
89%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 31st Not reported No
Spring deadline January 7th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 50

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

75
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 44%
Black or African American 18.67%
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (36%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policing issues, issues in security, community supervision, legal and other issues in prisons, juvenile justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Main Street
Houston, TX  77002
United States
Contact Dr. Ashley Blackburn
Chair
Email: blackburna@uhd.edu
Phone: 713-222-5326
Fax: 713-221-2726

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