What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Criminal Justice program helps students build expertise in legal process, human motivation, community relations, ethics, and investigative methods to ensure they have the well-rounded foundation for future professional success as leaders in the field. The major consists of 45 credits in addition to general education requirements. Additionally, the following Certificates of Completion are available to enhance the bachelor’s degree: Homeland Security, Private Security, Private Investigation, Animal Cruelty Investigation, Spanish for Law Enforcement, Forensic Psychology, or Forensic Accounting.

Career Opportunities in Criminal Justice

The breadth of the curricula for these programs exposes students to a wide range of cutting-edge and innovative developments in the criminal justice industries, and internships with local, state, and federal agencies give Madonna graduates an advantage in the workplace. Accordingly, graduates have the knowledge and hands-on skills to step into vital roles in professional service after completion of the programs.

Career opportunities include:

Law enforcement officer
Financial fraud investigator
Border patrol officer
Corporate investigator
Intelligence analyst
Private detective
Loss prevention manager
Advocate to end domestic violence and human trafficking

Going further, Criminal Justice graduates are prepared and ready for future leadership roles, evidenced by the more than 90 Criminal Justice alumni who have achieved Chief of Police or Director of Public Safety positions.

Which department am I in?

The College of Education and Human Development

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,000.00 per year
USD $800/credit for 1-11 credits; USD $12,000/semester (credits 16-18 are free) for 12-18 credits; USD $12,000/semester plus USD $800/credit over 18 for more than 19 credits
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Macomb Campus

44575 Garfield Road,

CLINTON TOWNSHIP,

Michigan,

48038, United States

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,000.00 per year
USD $800/credit for 1-11 credits; USD $12,000/semester (credits 16-18 are free) for 12-18 credits; USD $12,000/semester plus USD $800/credit over 18 for more than 19 credits
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

10 January 2022

Venue

Madonna University

Livonia Campus,

36600 Schoolcraft Road,

LIVONIA,

Michigan,

48150, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 or above

For international students

Current high school students and high school graduates who have not enrolled in a post-secondary institution after high school apply to Madonna as a freshman.

Cumulative high school GPA of 2.8 or above

Requirement for Undergraduate Admission:

TOEFL: 70 (iBT); IELTS: 6; MELAB: 76

APPLICATION DEADLINES:

Fall Semester: April 1

Winter Semester: October 1

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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