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  • Graduate Certificate in Criminal Law

    Overview

    The accredited online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Law from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law allows students to develop and improve career-related skills in diverse fields that relate to criminal law, such as law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections, social work, immigration and customs, and the military. The certificate is intended for those working in law enforcement and related fields who would benefit from focused legal knowledge regarding compliance, as well as those seeking a career change.

    Program Features

    • Courses taught by the Kline School of Law faculty
    • Curriculum includes general law courses, focused training in ethics and compliance, and in-depth study of crucial issues in criminal law
    • Students may apply for transfer into the Master of Legal Studies program prior to completion of their certificate
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more.

    Curriculum

    LSTU 501SCompliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting3.0
    LSTU 507SRisk Assessment and Management3.0
    LAW 558SCriminal Law3.0
    LAW 670SCriminal Procedure: Investigations3.0
    LSTU 530SCorrections Law3.0
    Total Credits15.0

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    Admissions Criteria

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution

    Required Documents

    With multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.

    • A completed application
    • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
    • Resume
    • Additional requirements for International Students

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1176 per credit.


    • This rate applies only to new online students.
      • Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
    • Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.
    • When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University.

     

    Academic Calendar

    2016-2017 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2016     

    August 22, 2016

    December 15, 2016

    Spring 2017 

    January 9, 2017

    May 5, 2017

    Summer 2017 

    May 22, 2017

    July 28, 2017


    2017 - 2018 Academic Year

    Term 
    Classes Begin 
    Classes End 

    Fall 2017     

    August 21, 2017

    December 14, 2017

    Spring 2018 

    January 8, 2018

    May 4, 2018

    Summer 2018 

    May 21, 2018

    August 3, 2018

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