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  • Course Delivery
    online
  • Minimum Credits
    36
  • Estimated Tuition
    $15,120
  • Duration
    N/A

Program Overview

The world of criminal justice has undergone tremendous change, facing new challenges and responsibilities daily. You must be prepared to meet the needs of an ever-changing, complex, and diverse society. 

The Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership program prepares you to work andadvance in this space, to keep up with communities and a society that continue to evolve. 

The knowledge to do more and do better 

From law enforcement, public safety, and private security to corrections, probation, the court system, and policy development, this program provides the knowledge and experience to aid you and the future of the criminal justice system to think and respond. 

You will learn to communicate and collaborate professionally and ethically, consider the entire system when problem-solving, and make short- and long-term decisions to improve the greater good. 

The program offers a generous credit transfer policy, including credit for Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), continuing education, and military training. As a working adult, you have experience that matters. This fully online program provides the flexibility and support you need to succeed.

Course Information

Applicants must submit:

  1. Completed application form with the nonrefundable application fee (fee not required for alumni or students seeking readmission or veterans and active military personnel and their immediate family).
  2. All official transcripts issued to Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota from all previous institutions attended with a minimum of 30 transferable semester credits with a Basic English composition course. (An official transcript is one that is sent to the university by the credit-granting institution. Transcripts from countries other than the U.S. must be evaluated on a course by course basis by a university accepted evaluation service, such as World Education Services, Educational Credential Evaluators, Educational Perspectives, or One Earth International Credential Evaluators and be deemed equivalent to accredited U.S. university standards). Evaluations from an approved member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES.org) will also be accepted.
  3. Please Note: Application materials should be sent to the attention of the Office of Admission on the Twin Cities Campus. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Office of Admission 2500 Park Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55404
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Key Dates

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Start Date
Fall Semester Term I
08/07/2020
08/31/2020
Fall Semester Term II
09/25/2020
10/26/2020
Spring Semester Term I
12/04/2020
01/04/2021
Spring Semester Term II
02/05/2021
03/01/2021
Summer Semester Term I
04/02/2021
05/03/2021
Summer Semester Term II
06/04/2021
06/28/2021
Fall Semester Term I
08/06/2021
08/30/2021
Fall Semester Term II
09/24/2021
10/25/2021

Tuition & Fees

Tuition: $420 Per Credit

The Saint Mary's Difference

The heart of Saint Mary's is its people — faculty, staff, and your fellow students — who become your companions and allies on your educational journey. Here, in an intense give-and-take setting, each of us discovers just how much we can learn. You'll find, in every one of our classrooms, a person-centered education focused on your growth, your potential — because we believe that everyone deserves the chance to make an impact, to change the world around them.

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