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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Program Requirements Graduate School Application Additional Program Application Required?

 Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) 

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Spring 2017

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Summer 2017



Frequently Asked Questions

Are classes offered online?
This program is offered fully online.

How long will it take to complete the program?
Typically, students complete the program in 18 to 24 months.

Will I have to write a thesis?
You can complete the thesis option, which includes 33 credit hours of coursework, or you can opt for the non-thesis option that includes 36 credit hours of coursework.

Are there graduate assistantships available?
A limited number of graduate assistantships are available. Contact us if you are interested in applying!


Next steps...

Ready to apply?
Submit test scores and official transcripts directly to the Graduate School.  Information regarding the admission process is found on the Graduate School Website.  

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Criminal Justice, M.A.

Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. Rob Hanser
Graduate Coordinator, Criminal Justice
School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Strauss Hall 216