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Direct Master's Accelerator - Master of Arts - Criminology and Criminal Justice At University of South Carolina: Tuition Fee: $32,196.00 USD / Year (Scholarship Available)

If you have the academic ability to apply directly to your degree program and you do not need additional English support, the Direct Master’s Accelerator Program (Direct MAP) is the ideal route of entry into University of South Carolina. It is designed to meet the needs of the highest-achieving, bilingual students.
 Through Direct MAP, you will be fully enrolled in your degree-course schedule alongside your fellow domestic students. Students continue into their second semester with 9 degree credits.

As a Direct Master's Accelerator student at the University of the South Carolina, you will:

  • Gain direct access to the degree program of your choice, and a selection of rigorous courses hand-picked by your academic advisor to match your interests and career goals at no additional cost.
  • Receive a well-rounded educational experience with the help of coaches and mentors who help you get the most out of your time in the United States.
  • Expand your professional network through career preparation and programming that deepens your connection to the university, your fellow classmates and potential employers.


The Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice program is a professional degree designed to provide criminal justice professionals with coursework in criminal justice system operation, criminology, research methods, and statistics. The degree program provides students with advanced instruction that prepares them to use evidence-based practices in the criminal justice system. Beyond career advancement for practitioners, the masters degree also provides rigorous social science training that prepares students for continued doctoral study.

 

Upon the graduation, students will be able to:

  • Correctly frame research questions and/or hypotheses.
  • Synthesize and critically evaluate existing research studies in a given area, including the identification of any gaps in the literature.
  • Select the appropriate research design for their proposed research study.
  • Specify the appropriate analytic strategy for their proposed research study.
  • Identify and define major criminological theories from the field. 
  • Synthesize and critically evaluate research studies from a particular theoretical perspective, including the identification of any gaps in the literature.
  • Identify the major constitutional limitations governing the conduct of criminal justice actors in the United States.
  • Identify principles of distributive and corrective justice and their application to criminal justice settings.
  • Identify and discuss important policy changes in America’s response to crime.
  • Synthesize and critically evaluate research studies from a particular criminal justice policy area, including the identification of any gaps in the literature.
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