The American justice system is no longer abstract theory, but daily reality. The specter of international and domestic terrorism, the high-tech sophistication of cyber-crime, our fascination with modern criminal investigation all point to justice studies as a vital, growing field offering multiple career paths.
Unlike programs that focus on only one aspect of the justice model, such as law enforcement, the SNHU justice studies BS provides a sweeping overview of the justice system, criminal law, corrections systems, legal and social science research, international criminal justice and more.
Students tailor the program to their career goals, complimenting traditional justice studies courses with undergraduate classes in such aligned areas as business, psychology, sociology, political science, and philosophy.
As a private, nonprofit university, Southern New Hampshire University has one mission to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of majoring in justice studies at SNHU include:
Justice-related careers are on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, two areas with exceptional growth projections through 2020 include probation officers and correctional treatment specialists (with 18 percent estimated growth) and arbitrators, mediators, and conciliators (7 percent).
As an SNHU justice studies major, you'll cultivate both the analytical and research/writing skills you need to stand out to prospective employers. Among the skills you'll graduate with are the ability to:
As you near completion of your degree, you can look forward to active career placement support.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
1. Complete & submit the application (including the essay & fee):
3. Submit documents to SNHU Office of Admission:
1. Apply Online
2. Pay $40.00 USD Application Fee
3.SubmitOfficial Diplomas and Transcripts:
Submit originals or official copies of degrees, diplomas or certificates. Documents must include an official transcript with record of courses and grades/marks received. Transcripts should be in an envelope sealed and stamped by the issuing institution. Applicants for undergraduate programs must have the equivalent of a US High School Diploma with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a US bachelor's degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale.
4. Proof of Financial Support:
Official document demonstrating the ability to cover the financial obligation of studying in the US for the first year.
A color copy of current passport biography page.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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