University of Windsor

24 months
15100 CAD/year
6162 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The MA in Criminology offered by University of Windsor is designed to meet the growing demand for highly qualified personnel in criminology.


It prepares students for research and leadership in related industry fields and academia.

The Department provides students with research tools, a knowledge base, and critical thinking skills in a scholarly and collaborative environment.

Students who enter into our thoughtfully designed program find that it offers an inclusive education that encourages discovery, and the expansion of their own creative ideas.

With the support of the faculty, current graduate students, and the University, we have been able to recruit excellent students year after year into our graduate programs. Students who enter into our thoughtfully designed programmes find they offer an inclusive education which simultaneously encourages the discovery and expansion of their own creative ideas.

The exceptional quality and diversity of our graduate students are the most notable strengths of our programs.

Our Criminology graduates at University of Windsor have very successful careers. They have positions in academic institutions within and outside of Canada. Those graduates working outside of the university have obtained professional positions in national and international research institutes, government and policy departments, legal research agencies, and union and advocacy organizations.

We are very pleased to have had the opportunity to help launch the professional careers of our students.

Graduate students have the opportunity to share their experiences, form connections, and discuss their fields of research with peers in a relaxed environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Sociological Theory
  • Classical Social Theories and Beyond
  • Social Theory and Social Justice
  • Quantitative Statistics and Analysis
  • Qualitative Methodology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic Referee Assessments
  • Statement of Interest or Plan of Study
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15100 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7550 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6162 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3081 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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