Connecticut Criminal Justice Schools

A criminal justice doctorate degree is an advanced level degree that leads to a variety of careers in academia, government and private research agencies. The program covers core courses such as Advanced Methods and Issues in Criminal Justice Research, Law and Social Order, Theories of Crime and Deviance, Research Methods in Criminal Justice, Statistical Issus and Analysis of Criminal Justice Data and Decision Making in Criminal Justice. A typical doctorate in criminal justice degree would take around 3-5 years to complete in a full-time program, with a total of 50-75 credits.

In order to get admission in a criminal justice doctorate degree, students will need to have at least a 3.0 undergraduate GPA, academic transcripts and a personal statement. Students enrolled in a criminal justice doctorate degree will have the option of choosing from a number of concentrations, such as Behavioral Science, Juvenile Justice, Homeland Security and Organizational Leadership.

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