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  • Graduate Certificate in Criminal Law

    The accredited online Graduate Certificate in Criminal Law from Drexel University's Thomas R. Kline School of Law develops and improves your career-related skills in diverse fields relating 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.

    Drexel also offers a Master of Legal Studies with a concentration in Criminal Law.

    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
    • Special tuition plans for employees and members of partner organizations

    Online Open House

    Join us on Thursday, June 7th from 7 - 8 p.m. EST to learn more about our Legal Studies programs and have your questions answered by a Drexel representative. Register Today!

    View the recording of a previous open house.


    State restrictions may apply to some programs.

    Curriculum

    LSTU 501S Compliance Skills: Auditing, Investigation & Reporting 3.0
    LSTU 507S Risk Assessment and Management 3.0
    LAW 558S Criminal Law 3.0
    LAW 670S Criminal Procedure: Investigations 3.0
    LSTU 530S Corrections Law 3.0
    Total Credits 15.0

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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 Completing Your Application 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

    The priority deadline for Fall 2018 is July 23rd. We will accept applications until August 6th if space is available; however, all supporting documents must be received along with the application. Orientation may be truncated and course selection restricted if classes have reached enrollment limits. For term dates, please view the academic calendar.

    Tuition

    The tuition rate for the academic year 2018-2019 is $1215 per credit.

    • This program is not eligible for Financial Aid.
    • Special tuition rates available for Drexel University AlumniMilitary members, and members of our Partner Organizations.
      • Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 new partners, alumni or military students only: a special 20% tuition savings for students that enroll in two courses per term (otherwise 10% tuition savings applies). 
        • These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.
        • Tuition rates are subject to increase with the start of each academic year in the fall term.
        • All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.
        • 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

    2018-2019 Academic Year

    Term

    Classes Begin

    Classes End

    Fall 2018

    August 20, 2018

    December 13, 2018

    Spring 2019

    January 7, 2019

    May 3, 2019

    Summer 2019

    May 20, 2019

    August 2, 2019

    Apply today for the Graduate Certificate in Criminal Law

    Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online!

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    Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission.

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