1. Number of Degrees Per Year Rolling three-year average of the number of degrees awarded per academic year. Academic Year Average Number of Degrees

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18 Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs Administration of Justice

Texas Southern University

1. Number of Degrees Per Year

Rolling three-year average of the number of degrees awarded per academic year. Academic Year Average Number of Degrees

2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014

N/A N/A N/A 5 2

3-Year Period (Academic Years) Average Number of Degrees

2009-2012 2010-2013 2011-2014

N/A 2.5 3.5

2. Graduation Rates

Rolling three-year average of the percent of first-year doctoral students who graduated within ten years. Calculated from students who started the program.

3-Year Period (Academic Years) Percent who graduated within 10 years

2003-2006 N/A

Academic Year of Entry into Program

Percent who graduated within 10 years

2001-2002 N/A

2002-2003 N/A

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3. Average Time to Degree

Rolling three-year average of the registered time to degree of first-year doctoral students.

Academic Year Average time to degree

2011-2012 N/A

2012-2013 3.6

2013-2014 4.5

4. Employment Profile (in field within one year of graduation)

Percentage of the last three years of graduates employed in academia, post-doctorates, industry/professional, government, and those still seeking employment.

Employment Field Percent of last three years of graduates 85%

Employment Field Percent of last three Years of graduates Academia 57% Post-doctorate 0% Industry/professional 28% Government 0% Seeking employment 15%

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5. Admissions Criteria

Students desiring to pursue a doctoral degree in the administration of justice should be capable of advanced academic work in theory, research and data analysis. Students applying for admission to the doctoral program must meet the admission standards of the TSU Graduate School. Applicants must hold the bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field, have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 overall and 3.0 in the last sixty hours of undergraduate studies. Applicants should have a master’s degree or its equivalent in a degree program from an accredited institution of higher education and passes a grade point average of at least 3.2 in previous graduate work. Each graduate student who is admitted must present Graduate Record Examination (GRE) verbal, quantitative, and analytical writing section scores. The analytical writing score must be 3.5 or above. If the student does not meet the minimum requirement, he or she must enroll in English 501. International applicants whose fi rst language is not English and who have not completed a degree in the United States are required to take and pass the TOEFL with an internet based score of 74, a computer-based score of 213, or paper-based score of 550.

The formal application must include the following:

1. A complete application form and a non-refundable application fee of $50 for citizens and permanent residents of the U.S. and $75 for international applicants. 2. A 400-500 word statement of academic and professional goals.

3. A current curriculum vitae.

4. At least three letters of recommendation from persons qualified to give an evaluation of the applicant’s past scholastic performance, research, ability for advanced work in administration of justice, and personal motivation.

5. Two official transcripts of credits earned at each college and/or university attended by the applicant.

6. Scores from the Graduate Record Examination.

The Graduate Admissions Committee (GAC) comprised of graduate faculty will make decisions on admission. During the admission process the GAC will evaluate graduate

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transcripts of applicants with master’s degrees to determine whether or not additional courses are needed at the master’s degree level. No more than six (6) credits from previous doctoral work will be applied towards the Ph.D. program.

6. Percentage Full-time Students

Rolling three-year average of the FTS/number students enrolled (headcount) for last three fall semesters.

Fall Semester Percent Full-time Students

Fall 2009 N/A

Fall 2010 17

Fall 2011 21

Fall 2012 23

Fall 2013 5

3-Year Period (Fall Semesters) Average Percent Full-time Students

Fall 2011 – Fall 2013 16.3

7. Average Financial Support Provided

For those receiving financial support, the average monetary institutional support provided per full-time graduate student for the prior year from assistantships,

scholarships, stipends, grants, and fellowships (does not include tuition or benefits) Academic Year FTS Average Financial Support

2013-2014 $8,000

8. Percentage Full-time Students (FTS) with Financial Support

In the prior year, the percentage of FTS (≥ 18 SCH) with support / the number of FTS. Academic Year Percent of FTS Financial Support

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9. Number of Core Faculty

Number of core faculty in the prior year.

Academic Year Number of Core Faculty

2013-2014 5

Notes: Core faculty defined as those teaching at least 50% in the doctoral program or contributing substantially in other ways chairing dissertations, etc.

10. Student-Core Faculty Ratio

Rolling three-year average of full-time student equivalent (FTSE) / rolling three-year average of full-time faculty equivalent (FTFE) of core faculty.

11. Core Faculty Publications

Rolling three-year average of the number of discipline-related refereed

papers/publications, juried creative/performance accomplishments, book chapters, notices of discoveries filed/patents issued, and books per year per core faculty member. Academic Year Average Number of Publications per Core

Faculty

2011-2012 0

Academic Year Student Core Faculty Ratio

2011-2012 7.3 2012-2013 4.6 2013-2014 4.6 3 Year Period (Academic Years) Average Student Core Faculty Ratio 2011-2013 8.2

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2012-2013 1

2013-2014 2

3 Year Period (Academic Years) Average Number of Publications per Core Faculty

2011-2013 1

12. Core Faculty External Grants

Rolling three-year average of the number of core faculty receiving external funds, average external grant $ per faculty, and total external grant $ per program per academic year.

Academic Year Average Number of Core External Grants per Faculty

2011-2012 0

2012-2013 0

2013-2014 0

3-Year Period (Academic Years) Average Number of Core External Grants per Faculty

2011-2013 0

13. Faculty Teaching Load

Total number of semester credit hours in organized teaching courses taught per academic year by core faculty divided by the number of core faculty in the prior year.

Academic Year Faculty Teaching Load

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14. Faculty Diversity

Core faculty by ethnicity (White, Black, Hispanic, Other) and gender.

2013-2014 White Black Hispanic Other Total

Female 0 1 0 0 1

Male 0 5 0 0 5

Total 0 6 0 0 6

15. Student Diversity

Enrollment headcount by diversity (White, Black, Hispanic, Other) and gender in program in the prior year.

2013-2014 White Black Hispanic Other Total

Female 0 13 0 0 13

Male 0 8 1 2 11

Total 0 21 1 2 24

16. Date of Last External Review April 2012

17. External Program Accreditation

Name of body and date of last program accreditation review, if applicable. Accreditation Body Date N/A

18. Student Publications/Presentations

Rolling three-year average of the number of discipline-related refereed

papers/publications, juried creative/performance accomplishments, book chapters, books, and external presentations per year per student.

Academic Year Average Number of

Publications/Presentations per Student

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2012-2013 1

2013-2014 0

3 Year Period (Academic Years) Average Number of

Publications/Presentations per Student

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