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University of Houston-Downtown

Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work

Houston , TX

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University of Houston-Downtown

Overview

University of Houston–Downtown / Department of Criminal Justice and Social Work is located in Houston, TX, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis or project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
17
Accepted
15
Enrolled
59%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th July 15th No
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 hours

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 50

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

62
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 35.48%
Black or African American 32.26%
White or Caucasian 24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.84%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 1.61%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Policing issues, issues in security, community supervision, legal and other issues in prisons, juvenile justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Main Street
Houston, TX  77002
United States
Contact Dr. Ashley Blackburn
Chair
Email: blackburna@uhd.edu
Phone: 713-222-5326
Fax: 713-221-2726

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