Criminology & Criminal Justice

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences


Master of Science in Criminology

The criminology master's degree program provides a multidisciplinary mix of theoretical and applied research and delivers a high-quality education on the etiology, control and variation of crime across space and time. The program also serves local, regional and national communities through professional development programs, public policy analysis and evaluation research, and program and policy design. It also offers a forum for new ideas and approaches to the study of crime. Graduates pursue analytic, managerial and research positions in various sectors of the criminal justice system.