Criminology and Criminal Justice, Master of Arts (M.A.)

Thesis only: 30 credits required

For the M.A. applicant, the undergraduate major must have included at least one course each in theory, statistics and research methods. The general plan of study for the Traditional M.A. is as follows: 30 semester hours of courses consisting of:

  1. five required courses that must be passed with a 'B' or better (including two statistics courses);
  2. six hours of thesis credit; and
  3. three elective courses
Course Title Credits
Core Requirements
CCJS600Criminal Justice3
CCJS610Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology3
CCJS620Fundamentals of Criminological Research3
CCJS621General Linear Models in Criminal Justice Research3
CCJS651Seminar in Criminology3
CCJS799Master's Thesis Research6
Total Credits30