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Achieve Your Online MS in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration

The online program is geared toward criminal justice practitioners interested in advancing their careers and working professionals interested in pursuing careers in criminal justice.

The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration is ranked #2 in Texas and #18 in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.

This two-year program consists of four (4) required core courses (12 Hours), 21 hours of electives from criminal justice (9 hours of elective courses from outside the discipline can be completed), and 3 hours of a capstone course that will assist the student in integrating their skills into a practical setting (for a total of 36 hours to complete the degree).

The Department of Criminal Justice is dedicated to continuing growth as a leader in developing high-quality internet and web-based instruction, and to increasing the use of new and innovative technology in the delivery of its instructional programs to individuals whose circumstances prevent them from regularly attending classes on the university campus. The online program allows students to complete coursework around their schedules and finish their degree in two years.

Benefits of this Program

  • Complete your degree faster through flexible transfer credit options. Up to 9 hours may be applied toward your degree for qualified professional training courses or graduate credit from another University.
  • All courses are designed and developed by full-time department faculty. The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration continues the tradition of quality instruction, standards of excellence, and innovation in teaching and learning for which the Department of Criminal Justice is well known.
  • Quality Education. The online MS in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration provides students who cannot come to the Denton campus with a quality graduate learning experience. The online Master of Science in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration is ranked #2 in Texas and #18 in the U.S. by U.S. News and World Report.

Worried that your busy lifestyle will get in the way of making your career goals a reality?

Our online program is the solution.

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  • Convenient. Log in at any time from any place.
  • Affordable. Costs $1,073.85* per 3-hour course for Texas residents and $1,515.48* per 3-hour course for Out-of-State residents – an excellent value for a master’s degree.
  • Flexible. Online courses allow you to set your own schedule.
  • Adaptable. With the option to take one, two, or three courses at a time, you can set your own pace to best fit your needs. (Financial Aid requires taking 5 graduate hours to qualify.)
  • Respected. UNT's criminal justice alumni can be found in virtually every criminal justice agency serving the Dallas - Fort Worth metroplex and throughout the State of Texas.

*The amounts above do not include certain mandatory fees charged to students who are simultaneously taking courses on-campus nor do they include any college-level course fees. These costs are an estimate and the actual cost may vary based on the individual circumstances of the student (e.g., waivers or exemptions).

How does this program advance my career?

  • You may enter the corporate world as an investigator or a contingency manager, assisting in investigations of internal theft and fraud.  
  • You may work as a police office or investigator in a city, county, state, or federal law enforcement agency.
  • You may serve as a probation or parole office at the county, state, or federal level. You may work as a detention or custodial officer in a city, county, state or federal jail or prison.
  • You may become a victim's advocate, an administrator with a criminal justice agency or a researcher or analyst in crime and law enforcement.

How does it work?

  • The 36-hour Online MS in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration requires four (4) required core courses (12 hours), 21 hours of electives from criminal justice (9 hours of elective courses from outside the discipline can be completed), and 3 hours of a capstone course that will assist the student in integrating their skills into a practical setting (for a total of 36 hours to complete the degree).
  • Online course schedule rotates throughout Fall, Summer, and Spring with many courses offered each semester-- allowing you to easily fit the courses offered to your personal schedule.
  • If you take two courses each session, you can earn your Online MS in Criminal Justice with Concentration in Justice Policy and Administration in as little as two years.

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Program Contact


Criminal Justice
Chilton Hall, Suite 265
410 S. Avenue C
Denton TX, 76201 

Office: (940) 565-2562
E-mail:
Web:

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Contact Us

We’re here to help you every step of the way. You can speak to the Program Advisor, Dr. Rossana Boyd at (940) 565-2933 or email Rossana.Boyd@unt.edu with questions about the Master of Education in Teaching or to find out the status of your application.

 

For questions about the Toulouse Graduate School application process, call 940-565-2383 or email graduateschool@unt.edu

College of Education
Department of Teaching Education and Administration

Phone: 940-565-2920
Fax: 940-565-4952
Email coe-tea-info@unt.edu

Mailing address:
University of North Texas
Department of Teaching Education and Administration
1155 Union Circle #310740
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Dr. Rossana Boyd

Cost

Tuition and Fees

 

Getting your Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Teaching is not only convenient, it’s affordable:

Cost of (3) Graduate Hours for Program*
ONLINE STUDENT  (Texas Resident)

$1,073.85
Graduate Tuition 
Through Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (Living outside of Texas)

$1,515.48
Out of State Teaching Fee (in lieu of tuition)
T
hrough Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (within Texas but not a Texas Resident) 
$2,297.85
Graduate Tuition

Through Summer 2017

*The amounts above do not include certain mandatory fees charged to students who are simultaneously taking
courses on-campus nor do they include any college-level course fees.  These costs are an estimate and the
actual cost may vary based on the individual circumstances of the student (e.g., waivers or exemptions).

 

Financial Aid

UNT offers a variety of options to help you finance your education, including financial aid, grants, and student loans. Visit financialaid.unt.edu to find out more about the application and award process.

UNT has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys© for 22 consecutive years and offers the quality of a private university at an affordable cost.

Applying for financial aid

  1. Apply for financial aid online at fafsa.gov. The application is required for all types of financial aid, including Pell and other federal grants, state grants and loans. The FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA are available each Jan. 1.
  2. You must enroll in 6 hours (over one or two online sessions) in order to be eligible for financial aid.
  3. Financial aid awards will be disbursed 10 days prior to the first day of class. Awards will not disburse if you are enrolled in only 3 credit hours.
  4. Contact Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 940-565-2302 or by e-mail Financial Aid directly, please click on "Ask a question" through AskUNT for information regarding financial aid for the online program.

Financial Aid

  • $320 million awarded annually
  • 72% of UNT students receive aid

Learn more about financial aid at financialaid.unt.edu.

Grants

  • Merit and/or need-based
  • No repayment required
  • Many federal, state and institutional grants are available at UNT

Learn more about grants at financialaid.unt.edu/grants.

Loans

  • Available at low-interest rates to students
  • Repayment required

Learn more about loans at financialaid.unt.edu/loans.

 

 

Faculty

Our faculty members are committed to inquiry and shared discovery, best professional practices, active participation in professional and scholarly organizations, the effective use of technology, and the value of intellectual and human diversity. 

 

They are committed to your success and are your partners throughout the online course process. Your professors will be available to you through:

  • Facilitating discussion threads
  • Organizing and participating in student chats
  • Continually monitoring and encouraging student activity and progress
  • Engaging students with questions about coursework via e-mail

Master of Education in Teaching Faculty:

 

 

Courses

The online Master of Education in Teaching consists of a minum of 36 hours.

Student

NOTE: Background courses may be required if your undergraduate degree did not prepare you for current master level courses. Background courses are assessed on an as-needed basis after evaluation of undergraduate transcripts.

Common Core Requirements (12 hours)

Additional required course work (24 hours)

Secondary certification

12 hours of course work in an approved teaching field (for students seeking certification in secondary education with a teaching field in English/language arts, 6 of these 12 hours must be approved courses in reading)

    How to Apply

    1. Apply to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School.

    Students at Matthews Hall
    • You must be admitted to the Toulouse Graduate School before enrolling in the accelerated online program.
      • Submit your application at applytexas.org and choose the "Master of Education in Teaching" in the degree plan list. Make sure you confirm that you are applying for the Online Program when prompted.  Details on their requirements and applications deadlines can be viewed at http://tsgs.unt.edu/admissions/programs.  Requirements for international applicants can be viewed at http://admissions.unt.edu/international​, including information on meeting the English Language Proficiency requirement.  The Department encourages students to apply well in advance of the posted deadlines.  All departmental application materials, including official GRE scores, must be received within two months of the submitted online application.
      • Pay the $75 application fee, which can be submitted through applytexas.org.
      • Request an official transcript of your records from each college or university that you have attended (official transcripts of all academic coursework previously undertaken, including an undergraduate degree from an accredited academic institution in an allied field) and have them sent to the Toulouse Graduate School. Submit documents to:
        • University of North Texas
          Toulouse Graduate School
          1155 Union Circle #305459 (USPS)
          1147 Union Circle, ESSC Room 354 (UPS/FedEx)
          Denton, TX 76203
          Email: GradAdmission@unt.edu
          Phone: 940.565.2383
          Fax: 940.565.2414
           
    • Admission of International Students

      • Applicants who do not hold either U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident alien status should apply through the UNT International Admissions Office, in addition to the Toulouse Graduate School and College of Health and Public Service. An international applicant's bachelor's degree should be equivalent to a U.S. four-year bachelor's degree.  International students ONLY: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)--a minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based) is required.
      • Click here for the International Graduate Student Admissions Checklist  

    2. Apply to the UNT Department of Teaching Education and Administration (College of Education).

    • The student must meet the requirements of the Toulouse Graduate School and a specific set of department requirements when applying to the master's program. For graduate school requirements, go to the Admission section of this catalog or visit the Toulouse Graduate School web site at graduateschool.unt.edu.

      The department's requirements are:

    • minimum GPA of 2.88, or 3.0 on the last 60 semester credit hours at the bachelor's level;
    • three- to four- page essay on your personal philosophy of teaching with concrete examples of that philosophy applied to your own teaching practices;
    • letter of intent for pursuing a master's degree in teaching; and
    • current curriculum vitae or resume.

    All departmental admission decisions are based on GPA scores, etc.  Applicants that are strong in all areas will have first priority for admission

    Please send all departmental materials and application inquiries to:

    Dr. Rossana Boyd
    Program Advisor
    University of North Texas
    Department of Teaching Education and Administration
    1155 Union Circle #310740
    Denton, TX 76203-5017
    Email: coe-tea-info@unt.edu

     

    3. Check Status Online.

     

    • There are two ways to check your application status:
    • To check if your transcripts have been submitted: The Toulouse Graduate School will send you an email and pin number to check online at my.unt.edu. You will need to activate your EUID with the pin number and click on Admissions Status.
    • To check if your supporting documents (essay, resume, letters of recommendation) have been submitted:
      Email your full name and UNT Student ID to Dr. Rossana Boyd. Enter "Application Status Update" as well as your name and UNT Student ID in the email subject line.

    Master of Education in Teaching

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    Flexible.
    Adaptable.
    Respected.
    100% online.

    Get your Master of Education in Teaching!

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    Master of Education in Teaching

    The Department of Teacher Education and Administration offers the Master of Education with a major in teaching with EC–6, 4–8 or secondary education certification tracks. Specifically, the certification programs offered are as follows: EC→6 ESL generalist, EC–6 bilingual generalist, 4–8 mathematics, 4–8 science or secondary education at the post-baccalaureate level.

    Benefits of this Program

    • Earn a Master's Degree - online courses offered every semester!
    • Increase your options and competitive edge in the workforce with your completion of the specializations of the degree program.

    Worried that your busy lifestyle will get in the way of making your career goals a reality?

    Our online program is the solution.

    Bilingual and ESL Students
    • Convenient. Earn a Master's Degree online!
    • Affordable. A 3-hour course costs approximately $1,424.45. The Department of Teacher Education and Administration provides graduate assistantships on a competitive basis to full-time graduate students.
    • Flexible. Log in any time and from any place. Online courses allow you to set your own schedule.
    • Adaptable. Working full time as an educator? Take courses in the summer months and 2 courses each fall and spring to graduate on time.
    • Respected. Alumni of UNT's Teacher Education and Administration department are provided with the knowledge and skills to become leaders in their field.

    How does this program advance my career? This program is a perfect fit for:

    • The certification programs offered are as follows: EC-6 ESL Generalist, EC-6 Bilingual Generalist, 4-8 Mathematics, 4-8 Science, or Secondary Education at the post-baccalaureate level.

    How does it work?

    The MEd with a major in teaching requires 36 semester credit hours, with:

    • 12 hours of common core courses in education,
    • 12 hours in a specialization (i.e., ESL or bilingual education for those seeking EC–6 certification) or a teaching field (i.e., an approved academic subject area for those seeking 4–8 or secondary certification,
    • 6 hours of education foundations and/or pedagogy courses
    • 6 hours of student teaching or internship/practicum.

    Of the 36 hours required, 24 hours overlap with requirements for the EC–6 post-baccalaureate certification-only program, and 18 hours overlap with requirements for the 4–8 or secondary post-baccalaureate certification-only program.

    U.S. News and World Report ranked the College of Education 13th in the nation for Best Online Graduate Education Programs.

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    Program Contact


    Teacher Education and Administration
    Matthews Hall, Room 206
    1300 W. Highland Street
    Denton TX, 76203 

    Office: (940) 565-2920
    E-mail:
    Web:

    Contact Us

    We’re here to help you every step of the way. You can speak to the Program Advisor, Dr. Jeanne Tunks at (940) 565-3284 or email tunks@coe.unt.edu with questions about the Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction or to find out the status of your application.

     

    For questions about the Toulouse Graduate School application process, call 940-565-2383 or email graduateschool@unt.edu

    College of Education
    Department of Teaching Education and Administration

    Phone: 940-565-2920
    Fax: 940-565-4952
    Email coe-tea-info@unt.edu

    Mailing address:
    University of North Texas
    Department of Teaching Education and Administration
    1155 Union Circle #310740
    Denton, TX 76203-5017

    Dr. Jeanne L. Tunks
    Program Facilitator

     

    Cost

    Tuition and Fees

     

    Getting your Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum and Instruction is not only convenient, it’s affordable:

    Cost of (3) Graduate Hours for Program*
    ONLINE STUDENT  (Texas Resident)

    $1,073.85
    Graduate Tuition 
    Through Summer 2017

    ONLINE STUDENT  (Living outside of Texas)

    $1,515.48
    Out of State Teaching Fee (in lieu of tuition)
    T
    hrough Summer 2017

    ONLINE STUDENT  (within Texas but not a Texas Resident) 
    $2,297.85
    Graduate Tuition

    Through Summer 2017

    *The amounts above do not include certain mandatory fees charged to students who are simultaneously taking
    courses on-campus nor do they include any college-level course fees.  These costs are an estimate and the
    actual cost may vary based on the individual circumstances of the student (e.g., waivers or exemptions).

     

    Financial Aid

    UNT offers a variety of options to help you finance your education, including financial aid, grants, and student loans. Visit financialaid.unt.edu to find out more about the application and award process.

    UNT has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys© for 22 consecutive years and offers the quality of a private university at an affordable cost.

    Applying for financial aid

    1. Apply for financial aid online at fafsa.gov. The application is required for all types of financial aid, including Pell and other federal grants, state grants and loans. The FAFSA and Renewal FAFSA are available each Jan. 1.
    2. You must enroll in 6 hours (over one or two online sessions) in order to be eligible for financial aid.
    3. Financial aid awards will be disbursed 10 days prior to the first day of class. Awards will not disburse if you are enrolled in only 3 credit hours.
    4. Contact Student Financial Aid and Scholarships at 940-565-2302 or by e-mail Financial Aid directly, please click on "Ask a question" through AskUNT for information regarding financial aid for the online program.

    Financial Aid

    • $320 million awarded annually
    • 72% of UNT students receive aid

    Learn more about financial aid at financialaid.unt.edu.

    Grants

    • Merit and/or need-based
    • No repayment required
    • Many federal, state and institutional grants are available at UNT

    Learn more about grants at financialaid.unt.edu/grants.

    Loans

    • Available at low-interest rates to students
    • Repayment required

    Learn more about loans at financialaid.unt.edu/loans.

     

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