Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice (CRM)

The M. A. in Criminology & Criminal Justice program provides students with a multidisciplinary understanding of crime and justice within the framework of broader social processes. The program is designed to develop students’ research, program planning, and policy evaluation in criminology and criminal justice. These skills will strengthen the professional qualifications of people already employed in the industry. The curriculum will also prepare students for post-secondary education or doctoral study in behavioral or social science. The analytical skills stressed by this program enable students to identify and assess the oftentimes conflicting objectives of criminal justice and investigate basic issues and practical problems in criminology and the administration of criminal justice.

Objectives

  1. Attainment of advanced education for persons who wish to enter careers in post-secondary education;
  2. Development of skills in research in criminology and criminal justice
  3. Strengthening of the professional qualifications of persons employed in the fields of criminal justice; and
  4. Preparation for doctoral study in behavioral or social science.

The analytical and evaluative skills stressed by this program enable students to identify and assess the often conflicting objectives of criminal justice and investigate basic issues and practical problems in criminology and the administration of criminal justice

For additional information about program and graduation requirements and course descriptions, please see the Catalog. You can also plan your program of study using the Criminology (MA) degree planner.

Graduate Coordinator

Have questions? Need help? Contact the Criminology and Criminal Justice Graduate Coordinator!

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Dr. Brian Sellers

Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Email: [email protected]

 

 

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