Criminology & Criminal Justice

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences


Doctor of Philosophy in Criminology

The doctoral program in criminology is an interdisciplinary, research-oriented program that emphasizes theories of criminal behavior, research methodologies in criminology, and society's response to crime. Doctoral students graduate prepared for an academic, analytical or administrative appointment as a university professor or manager of research and development within a criminal justice organization, policy institution or in the private sector.