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Criminal Sentencing and Sentencing Advocacy

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Program Information

School:ASU Online - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Law, criminal justice and public service, STEM
Degree:Post-diploma; Online
Field of Study:Criminalistics and Criminal Science
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Description:The criminal sentencing and sentencing advocacy graduate certificate provides you with the skills and credentials necessary to enter or advance your career within criminal defense and the administration of justice as an officer of the court as a probation officer.
URL:Criminal Sentencing and Sentencing Advocacy at ASU Online - Graduate Programs

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they earned a bachelor's or master's degree in social work, criminology, criminal justice or a related field. They are also eligible if they're currently enrolled in the master of criminal justice program.

    Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree. Alternatively, applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA in an applicable master's degree.

    All applicants must submit:

    • Graduate admission application.
    • Official transcripts.
    • Proof of English proficiency.

    Students not admitted to a graduate degree-granting program at ASU must also submit two letters of recommendation and a current resume.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 22, 2020