About the course
Courses focus on the characteristics and causes of crime and deviance and on the origins, nature and consequences of societal reactions to crime and deviance, giving particular attention to the criminal justice system. Basic instruction is also given in sociological theory and research methods.The program is particularly appropriate for students wishing to pursue one of the following career options graduate work in the social sciences with a special emphasis on criminology or criminal justicea career in criminal justice (e.g., law enforcement, corrections, crime prevention), especially in agencies or departments involved in planning and evaluationa career in law, social work or counselingA bachelors degree is the minimum formal education required. Most entry-level positions for criminology majors reside with law enforcement, governmental, or social service agencies/organizations. Students must usually be willing to start in an entry-level position in order to prepare for advancement. Depending upon the student’s career goals, many employers also require graduate education.For example, a master’s degree in criminal justice, forensic science, social work, counseling, public administration, or business may be required for positions involving therapy or higher levels of administration, forensics, and research. A doctorate is required for university-level teaching positions.
Intake Months
June, October, March
Delivery Locations
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Qualification
Bachelor Degree
Estimated annual course fee
USD 22,586
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Duration
4 Years
English language requirements
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6
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68
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47
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University of New Mexico

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Founded in 1889 as New Mexico’s flagship institution, The University of New Mexico offers a wide variety of academic programs through twelve Colleges and Schools. These academic options include more than 215 degree and certificate programs, including 94 baccalaureates, 71 masters and 37 doctoral degrees. UNM is a place where cutting-edge research and creative endeavours flourish. The university’s research injects millions of dollars into New Mexico’s economy, funds new advancements in healthcare, and augments teaching – giving students valuable hands-on training in state-of-the art laboratories. There are over 400 Chartered Student Organizations for students to choose from when it comes to getting a UNM Involved. Chartered Student Organizations are groups that are officially recognized by the University of New Mexico. These student orgs are an opportunity for growth and leadership in a student driven environment with the support of the university.
The University of New Mexico now occupies nearly 800 acres near old Route 66 in the heart of Albuquerque, a metropolitan area of more than 500,000 people. From the magnificent mesas to the west, past the banks of the historic Rio Grande to the Sandia Mountains to the east, Albuquerque is a blend of culture and cuisine, styles and stories, people, pursuits and panoramas. Offering a distinctive campus environment with a Pueblo Revival architectural theme, the campus buildings echo nearby Pueblo Indian villages. The nationally recognized campus arboretum and the popular duck pond offer an outstanding botanical experience in the midst of one of New Mexicos great public open spaces.
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601 301 301
Accreditations
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Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131

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The main campus is located on 600 acres in Albuquerque on the heights a mile east of Downtown Albuquerque, and is split in three parts – central, north, and south. The central campus is situated between Central Avenue on the south, Girard Boulevard on the east, Lomas Boulevard on the north, and University Boulevard on the west, and is home to the main academic university. The North Campus, which includes the medical and law schools as well as the University of New Mexico Hospital, is located on the north side of Lomas across from the central campus. The South campus is located a mile south of the central campus, centered around the intersection of University Boulevard and Avenida César Chavez, and includes most of UNMs athletic facilities. The central campus is noted for its unique Pueblo Revival architectural style, with many of the buildings designed by former university architect John Gaw Meem, who is credited with imbuing the campus with its distinctive Southwestern feel. The central campus is also home to the University of New Mexico Arboretum, which contains some 320 species of woody plants.