MA in Criminology

These web pages contain materials pertaining to admission and completion of the Master of Arts in Criminology program.


The Master of Arts in Criminology is a two-year program designed to provide the student with an in-depth understanding of the major ideas and issues in criminology and criminal justice. Students will master both theoretical and methodological tools of inquiry used in the field of criminology and criminal justice.

Funding Opportunities

The department has funds to support selected graduate students. Criminology Graduate Assistantships provides $6,000 annual stipends for Master's students. These assistantships include tuition waivers. Students receiving these assistantships work 10-20 hours per week; the weekly work hours provide students with practical experience in teaching and/or research. These are awarded on a competitive basis; all applicants are considered.

Current Students

Information relevant to current M.A. students can be found at the link below: