M.A. On Campus

Sociology - Criminology

The University of Montana

24 months
11880 USD/year
11880 USD/year
3444 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Criminology is a field of study which examines the making of law, the nature and extent of crime and criminality, and efforts to control crime. The Sociology - Criminology MA program is offered at The University of Montana.


This Sociology - Criminology MA program offered at The University of Montana builds upon the required course work in Sociology, and allows students to pursue the extended study of crime and the criminal justice system. 

Career opportunities

The Sociology - Criminology MA program offered at The University of Montana prepares students for careers in criminal justice research or administration, as well as further graduate work at the doctorate level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Crime and Deviance: Criminological Theory
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Homicide
  • Victimology or Sociology of Punishment
  • Interdisciplinary Criminal Justice Reform

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications received after these deadlines will be considered based on space available.


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Application ( As part of this process, applicants must do the following:
  • Self-report GRE scores.
  • Self-report all colleges and universities attended (including grade point average).
  • 3 Letters of recommendations.
  • Upload a typed statement of approximately 250 words explaining your educational goals and why you wish to pursue them at University of Montana.
  • Upload a sample of your academic writing, such as a term paper or professional article.
  • Upload resume.
  • Pay the application fee.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    11880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5940 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3444 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1722 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Missoula

1000 - 2071 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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