Graduate - CriminologyProgram level: Graduate
Application Fee: $ 360
Tuition Fee: $ 34376/year
Cost of Living: $ 12820/year
A program that focuses on the systematic study of crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals, and the social institutions evolved to respond to crime. Includes instruction in the theory of crime, psychological and social bases of criminal behavior, social value systems and the theory of punishment, criminal law and criminal justice systems, penology, rehabilitation and recidivism, studies of specific types of crime, social attitudes and policy, and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.
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JWU currently has six academic units: College of Business, College of Culinary Arts, College of Hospitality, College of Health & Wellness, College of Engineering & Design and the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences. The Providence campus is home to the College of Business, the Hospitality College, the College of Arts & Sciences, and the College of Engineering & Design. This campus is home to several additional academic units: the Alan Shawn Feinstein Graduate School and the College of Culinary Arts. t also has the School of Education, which offers specialized master's and doctoral degree programs. Students just entering the field can earn a Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T. Program), and current teachers can earn a Masters of Education degree (M.Ed.). For current teachers who want to advance their degree, there is a doctoral program where they can earn their Ed.D. Johnson & Wales University also offers 11 online bachelor's degrees and nine online master's degree programs.
Accreditation & Statistics
The university is accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States. The city is situated at the mouth of the Providence River at the head of Narragansett Bay. The city is the third most populous city in New England after Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts.
Providence was one of the first cities in the country to industrialize and became noted for its textile manufacturing and subsequent machine tool, jewelry, and silverware industries. Today, the city of Providence is home to eight hospitals and seven institutions of higher learning which have shifted the city's economy into service industries, though it still retains some manufacturing activity.
- Contact: Rhode Island, Providence
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JWU offers a variety of living options, including halls with private or common bathrooms, suites and apartment-style units. Depending on the hall, occupancy in each suite or apartment-style unit ranges from one to six residents. Each building offers something uniquely different to meet the needs of every resident. Occupancy options vary by hall, with choices ranging from one to six residents. All residence halls are smoke free. The Downcity Campus, located in the heart of Providence, houses students enrolled in the Arts & Sciences, Business, Hospitality, and Technology programs. The Harborside Campus primarily houses students enrolled in the College of Culinary Arts.
Off campus employment may be available to some international students, depending on immigration status.
Extracurricular ActivitiesMore than 8,500 JWU students live, work and play in Providence’s dynamic city center. Life at our flagship campus is nonstop, with: 100+ student-run clubs and organizations, Social events like Wildcat 5K After Dark, Spirit Week, comedians, bands and world-class speakers, and 24 varsity sports competing at NCAA Division III level. The city is equally vibrant, with a thriving arts and music scene, professional sports and access to 400 miles of nearby coastline.
Sports, Recreation & Healthcare
The Wildcat Recreation and Fitness centers are committed to enhancing the student bodies holistic approach to wellness through multi-faceted offerings in health education, exercise, and recreational activities. True Treadmills, True Upright Recumbent Bicycles, Life Fitness Free Climbers, Cybex Hammer Strength Free Weights Equipment, Cybex Eagle Selectorized Circuit, Precor (Icarian Line) Plate Loaded & Abdominal pieces, Star Trac Max Rack, UMAX Dumbbells, & more! Health Services provides basic health care for students. We emphasize prevention of health problems and offer direct health services on campus, combined with referrals to hospitals and specialists when needed. All students regardless of insurance carrier may utilize our health service clinics at no cost. Counseling Services is a confidential resource for students where they can access support to help manage their emotional well being. Services offered include short term-individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, consultation, outreach educational programs, and referrals. Providence is served by multiple, world-class hospital systems.
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