The program prepares students for further study at the Ph.D. level, for research and administrative positions in public or private organizations, and for teaching sociology in a variety of settings. All of the students in the program acquire a general foundation in sociology and a concentration in criminology.
With prior approval of the advisor, a student will select 6 hours from other 500-or 600-level sociology courses or social science courses in other departments.
- Thesis Seminar
- The Logic of Social Inquiry
- Advanced Research Methods
- Advanced Data Analysis
- Deviance and Social Control
- Seminar in Sociological or Criminological Analysis
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Deadline passed, International
International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.
DisciplinesSociology Criminology View 165 other Masters in Criminology in United States
- One official transcript from every college and university previously attended. If credit from one institution has been transferred to another, a transcript from the original institution is not required if the course titles and grades appear on the degree granting transcript. If an applicant is currently enrolled in a degree program and will not graduate prior to an admission deadline, transcripts should be provided that reflect courses in progress.
- Three letters of recommendation from former professors, employers, or persons well acquainted with the applicant’s academic potential.
International21734 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21734 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National21734 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21734 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State8016 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8016 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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