The graduate program offers both M.A. and M.S. degrees in Criminal Justice.
All students are required to complete the following for the M.S. degree:
Criminological Theory (CJS 401)
Graduate Research Methods (CJS 497)
Statistical Applications in Criminal Justice (CJS 440).
Elective Hours. Remaining course requirements are electives. For a list of current courses appropriate for graduate electives, please refer to the Graduate Catalog. The number of required elective hours depends on students’ exit option choice (Thesis or Culminating Research Experience).
For the M.A. degree, students must meet all the above requirements and successfully complete a minimum of four semesters (or its equivalent) in one foreign language or achieve a satisfactory score on a University administered language examination approved by the Graduate School.
Students can choose either a thesis or culminating research experience as their exit option.