12 months
300 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
300 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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Develop the skills you'll use on the job with the graduate program in Criminology at Oklahoma City University. With a Master of Arts or Master of Science in Criminology degree from OCU, you'll learn the science, theory, research, and application of the entire criminal justice process.


You'll work with faculty on contemporary issues facing Oklahoma, the United States, and the world.

We can accomplish this with the assistance of our connections to various local, state, and federal agencies like the Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Marshals Service.

The faculty and advisory board gives you direct connections with potential employers and helps you develop critical analysis skills for contemporary social issues.

Graduates go to work

Graduates of the Criminology at Oklahoma City University can be found working across the country in these and other agencies:

  • CARE Child Abuse and Response Evaluation Center
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Oklahoma Department of Corrections
  • Oklahoma City Police Department
  • U.S. Marshals Service


Possible occupations for graduates include, but are not limited to:

  • crime analyst
  • child forensic interviewer
  • police officer
  • corrections officer
  • Ph.D. student
  • professor
  • researcher
  • detective
  • other law enforcement careers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime Victims
  • Critical Issues in Justice
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Studies in Criminological Theory
  • Diversity and Crime
  • Theories of Justice
  • Resocialization of Law Violators

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admissions. We strongly recommend international students to apply at least six weeks before the start of the semester.


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students below this standard should talk with Graduate Admissions to determine eligibility and application options.
  • Completed online graduate application
  • Personal statement
  • Current resume
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 300 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Oklahoma City

911 - 1456 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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