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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell , Massachusetts ,United States

Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice Leadership & Policy Development

This graduate certificate provides a focused program for criminal justice managers and administrators. This specialized education will increase the knowledge and skills necessary to administer the delivery of high-quality and cost-effective services. This program is designed to respond to the changes taking place in the criminal justice field which now require up-to-date management skills.

Campus Information

Lowell

UMass Lowell is located in historic mill city of Lowell, Mass., 45-minutes north of Boston, at the intersections of Routes 495, 93 and 3. The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity, and a flair for festivals.

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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

3 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

In addition to the university's requirements for graduate admission, applicants should have the ability to pursue graduate education, as demonstrated by:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year institution.
  • Minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.8 or higher.
  • Two copies of a complete and official transcript from each undergraduate and graduate institution attended.
  • An interview may be requested by the Graduate Admissions Committee.