Criminal Justice (Crime Analytics)

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

24898 USD/year
24898 USD/year
11861 USD/year
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The Department of Criminal Justice offers a Crime Analytics Concentration at the master’s level. A sequence of courses will lead to a concentration in this growing area


Preparation includes a foundation in criminal justice, research methods, and criminological theory. It also includes specialized coursework in measuring crime, crime mapping, and analytic techniques for understanding crime and crime patterns. At the conclusion of the program, students will complete a crime analytics project to demonstrate their mastery of crime analytics.Students entering the Concentration in Crime Analytics choose one of the two tracks:

  • Crime Analytics Track
  • Advance Crime Analytics Track

The School of Social Welfare offers a master’s program of study in criminal justice. The program is designed to educate students for leadership positions in the field of criminal justice. The program also provides a strong foundation for students anticipating advanced study at the doctoral level. The curriculum is also designed to prepare Criminal Justice professionals to understand all aspects of criminal justice policy. Legal, organizational, political and behavioral frameworks are used to analyze the operation of the criminal justice system. Students are introduced to advanced knowledge on the nature and causes of crime, the justification and means of social control, the administration of the justice system, and the evaluation of criminal justice programs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measuring Crime & Analyzing Crime Data
  • Proseminar: Administration of Criminal Justice Systems
  • Proseminar: Analysis of Criminal Justice Research
  • Perspectives on Crime and the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Justice Masters Capstone Seminar

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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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent as determined by the UWM Center on International Education, from a regionally accredited institution, completed before the first term of enrollment in the Graduate School. 
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, or an equivalent measure on a grading system that does not use a 4.0 scale. 
  • Undergraduate degree, from an accredited university, in criminal justice, a related social science or other relevant educational experience.
  • Undergraduate cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00. 
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons who are familiar with the applicant’s academic record.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24898 USD/year
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  • National

    24898 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11861 USD/year
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    Based on the original amount of 11861 USD per year and a duration of  .
  • Minnesota - $18202
  • Illinois - $17054


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Criminal Justice (Crime Analytics)
University of Wisconsin Milwaukee