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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Program in Criminal Justice

Chattanooga, TN

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The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Overview

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga / Program in Criminal Justice is located in Chattanooga, TN, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 9

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

15
Applied
14
Accepted
14
Enrolled
93%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
40
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th July 1st Yes
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

37
Total Graduate Students
62%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
37%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.41%
Black or African American 21.62%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10.81%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Violence against women, crime prevention, police accountability, criminal justice privatization, public policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
139,047

Location & Contact

Address Department 3203
615 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, TN  37403
United States
Contact Dr. Tammy Garland
Graduate Coordinator
Email: tammy-garland@utc.edu
Phone: 423-425-5245
Fax: 423-425-2228