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Criminology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months


The program prepares students for employment in a wide variety of settings across government, business, and non-profit sectors. The program is also designed to allow graduates to pursue further advanced study in criminology, criminal justice, justice studies, political science, law, sociology, or other closely related social scientific disciplines. The program offers thesis, project, and courses-only degree options.

Programme Structure

  • Seminar in Criminology
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Seminar in Criminological Theory
  • Additional Requirement for Plan I
  • Graduate Research Project
  • Seminar in Juvenile Delinquency
  • Selected Topics in Criminology
  • Police and Society
  • Murder and Crimes of Violence
  • Studies in Corrections
  • Correctional Counseling and Treatment
  • Comparative Legal Systems

                      Detailed Programme Facts

                      • Programme intensity Full-time
                        • Full-time duration 24 months
                      • Languages
                        • English
                      • Delivery mode
                        On Campus

                      English Language Requirements

                      You only need to take one of these language tests:

                      • Minimum required score:


                        The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                      • Minimum required score:


                        The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

                      Academic Requirements

                      • A four-year degree in Engineering or closely related field with working experience
                      • Students satisfying concurrent enrollment criteria of Texas A&M - Kingsville graduate classes.
                      • No more that two repeated undergraduate courses.

                      Tuition Fee

                      • International Applies to you

                        13709 USD/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 13709 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                      • National Applies to you

                        4708 USD/year
                        Tuition Fee
                        Based on the original amount of 4708 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

                      Living costs for Kingsville

                      • 921 - 1710 USD/month
                        Living Costs

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


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