M.Sc. On Campus


University of Texas at Dallas

12 months
22302 USD/year
22302 USD/year
12344 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences offers a Master of Science (MS) in Criminology at University of Texas at Dallas. 


This interdisciplinary, research-oriented program was the first of its kind offered in the state. Here you will study crime and justice in an urban setting and can take advantage of the program’s many partnerships with law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. 

Welcome to UT Dallas, the School of EPPS, and the program in criminology, where your future in justice awaits.

Career Options

  • Criminologists are a natural fit for federal, state and local criminal justice agencies. Graduate degrees in Criminology from University of Texas at Dallas can lead to higher-level careers in law enforcement, corrections, courts and victim services. 
  • Some MS students will pursue law school while others will continue through the program to earn their PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Extent of Crime and Measurement
  • Advances in Criminology Theory
  • Seminar in Criminology Research and Analysis
  • Professional Development in Criminology
  • Evidence-based Crime Prevention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Proof of English proficiency.
  • GRE or GMAT score.
  • Completed UT Dallas graduate application.
  • Application fee.
  • $50 non-refundable international credential evaluation fee.
  • Diplomas and/or degree certificates. Upload scanned copies with certified English translations by the appropriate academic institution or government agency.
  • All college/university transcripts or mark sheets.
  • Letters of recommendation.
  • Certified translation of non-English documents.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11151 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6172 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Richardson

1207 - 2237 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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