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We’re here to help you every step of the way. You can speak to the Online MSCJ Program Advisor at 940-565-2562 or e-mail Brooke.Miller@unt.edu with questions about the certificate or to find out the status of your application.

For questions about the Toulouse Graduate School application process, call 940-565-2383 or e-mail graduateschool@unt.edu.  (The official transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to GradAdmission@unt.edu.)

College of Health and Public Service
Department of Criminal Justice

Phone: 940-565-2562
Fax: 940-565-2548 
E-mail Brooke.Miller@unt.edu

Mailin address:

Dr. Brooke Miller
Online MSCJ Program Advisor
University of North Texas
Department of Criminal Justice
1155 Union Circle #305130
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: Brooke.Miller@unt.edu or MSCJ-Advising@unt.edu

 
 

Cost

 

Tuition and Fees

Getting your online Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration 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 19 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

Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration:

Courses

 

The Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration Course Requirements

 

Electives are any other CJUS online graduate course that is not a required course.  If the student wishes to go outside the Department of Criminal Justice / College of Health and Public Services to take an elective, that course must be approved by the MSCJ Advisor to count as an elective within the program. 

 

Student

Required Courses (9 hours)

CJUS 5500 (3 hours) Seminar in Criminal Justice Administration

CJUS 5360 (3 hours) Managing Campus Safety and Security

CJUS 5370 (3 hours) Law and Policy in Campus Public Safety

 

Optional Course Substitution:

CJUS 5800 (3 hours) Comparative Issues in Campus Safety and Security  (Paris and London Study Abroad Program - this course may substitute for CJUS 5500 (above) or CJUS 5370 (above).

How to Apply

 

1. Apply to UNT's Toulouse Graduate School.

Student
  • 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 "Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration " in the degree plan list. Make sure you confirm that you are applying for the Online Program when prompted.
    • 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 Criminal Justice (College of Health and Public Service).

  • Once the student has submitted an application for graduate studies at UNT, the application will be reviewed by the Department of Criminal Justice for admission to the online certificate program. Applicants will be admitted to the online certificate program in the Fall and Spring semesters only.
  • In order for your application to be considered for admission, your application packet needs to be completed and submitted by August 1 for Fall admission and by December 1 for Spring.
  1. Submit Two letters of recommendation (Academic or Professional) referencing the applicant's ability to perform graduate work.  
  2. Submit a personal statement (the personal statement includes an explanation of the following: career goals, why you are pursuing a Master's degree, prior experience in the criminal justice field, prior research experience in criminal justice, and anything in your personal background that you deem relevant to your admission decision).
  • A holistic review of each student's application file will be completed with admission offered on a competitive basis

Please send or e-mail the two letters of recommendation and the personal statement to:

 

Dr. Brooke Miller
Online MSCJ Program Advisor
University of North Texas
Department of Criminal Justice
1155 Union Circle #305130
Denton, TX 76203-5017
Email: Brooke.Miller@unt.edu or MSCJ-Advising@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 MSCJ-Advising@unt.edu. Enter "Application Status Update" as well as your name and UNT Student ID in the email subject line.

 

Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration

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Achieve Your Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration

The Department of Criminal Justice in the College of Health and Public Service is proud to pioneer an online graduate certificate in Campus Safety and Security Administration. This nine-hour certificate addresses the needs of working professionals currently in the field of campus public safety or an associated area such as student affairs. The certificate is designed to provide current and future police and security professionals along with associated individuals with a "first of its kind" advanced credential with a unique specialization in campus police and security operations in higher education. The goal of this advanced credential is to improve and expand the knowledge and competence of those who are charged with providing a safe and secure environment on the campuses of the nation's colleges and universities.

Benefits of this Program

  • The primary objective of the Department of Criminal Justice is to provide students who cannot come to Denton campus with a quality, graduate learning experience.
  • The online Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration will continue the tradition of quality instruction, standards of excellence, and innovation in teaching and learning for which the Department of Criminal Justice is becoming well known for.

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

Our online program is the solution.

Student
  • Convenient. Log in at any time from any place.
  • Affordable. Costs $1,424.45 per 3-hour course for Texas residents – an excellent value for a graduate certificate.
  • Flexible. Online courses allow you to set your own schedule.
  • Adaptable. With the option to take one or several 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, the State of Texas, and nationally.

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

  • Working professionals currently in the field of campus public safety.
  • Working professionals currently in the field of student affairs.
  • Provides current and future police and security professionals an advanced, unique specialization.
  • You may enter the educational world with an advanced credential specializing in campus police and security operations in higher education.
  • You may work in campus public safety or an associated area such as student affairs.

How does it work?

  • The 9-hour Online Graduate Academic Certificate in Campus Safety & Security Administration requires three (3) required (9 hours).
  • 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.
  • The GAC in Campus Safety & Security Administration may be completed in two semesters depending on the range of courses selected. Finish your certificate in one year!

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410 S. Avenue C
Denton TX, 76213 

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We’re here to help you every step of the way. Students should contact the Criminal Justice academic advisors in the PACS advising center for more information about majoring in Criminal Justice.

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College of Health and Public Service
Department of Criminal Justice

Phone: 940-565-2562
Fax: 940-565-2548 
Website: pacs.unt.edu/criminal-justice/

Mailing address:
University of North Texas
Department of Criminal Justice
1155 Union Circle #305130
Denton, TX 76203-5017

Online BSCJ Degree Coordinator
Andrekus Dixon, M.S.
Faculty Member
Department of Criminal Justice
Andrekus.Dixon@unt.edu
940-565-4475

 

 

Cost

 

Tuition and Fees

Getting your online Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice is not only convenient, it’s affordable:

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

$964.29
Undergraduate Tuition 
Through Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (Living outside of Texas)

$1,317.48
Out of State Teaching Fee (in lieu of tuition)
T
hrough Summer 2017

ONLINE STUDENT  (within Texas but not a Texas Resident) 
$2,188.29
Undergraduate 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 21 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 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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