Criminal Justice (M.S.)
In the Criminal Justice program, you will direct your studies to take specialization courses that focus on a sub-system of criminal justice that suits your interests and career goals. You will learn in a course-centered program that includes research, core and seminar or specialization courses.
- Three specializations offered — criminal justice administration, criminal justice counseling and an elective track.
- Graduate assistantships sponsored each year.
- Uses self-directed learning.
- Course-centered, traditional curriculum.
- The Criminal Justice Department has graduated 374 students with Masters degrees in Criminal Justice and 113 students with Masters degrees in Public Safety Executive Leadership.
|Fall||July 15||May 15 (on campus) July 15 (online)||July 15|
|Spring||November 15||September 15 (on campus) November 15 (online)||November 15|
|Summer||May 1||February 15 (on campus and online)||May 1|
Graduate DirectorDr. Mario L. Hesse
- FBI agent
- Police officer
- Probation officer
- Family services
- Public safety specialist
- Customs agent
- Secret Service agent
- Victim services
University Facts & Stats
- 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
- More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
- Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.