Criminal Justice (Online), M.S.

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Minimum Total Hours (Non-Thesis): 33

Program Code: M260

Program Requirements

  • This program is non-thesis only.

Required Courses
CAS 5003Introduction to Grad Studies3
CRJU 5013Interdisciplinary Foundations for Criminal Justice3
CRJU 5063Research Methods for Criminal Justice3
CRJU 5113Theoretical Foundations of Criminal Justice3
CRJU 5133Criminal Justice Policy Development3
CRJU 5153Ethical Decision Making in Criminal Justice3
Research Course
CAS 5940Research Project6
Choose nine hours of graduate electives from a list maintained by the academic unit and approved by the Graduate College9
Total Credit Hours33

General Requirements for all Master's Degrees

The master’s degree requires the equivalent of at least two semesters of satisfactory graduate work and additional work as may be prescribed for the degree.

All coursework applied to the master’s degree must carry graduate credit.

Master’s degree programs which require a thesis consist of at least 30 credit hours. All non-thesis master’s degree programs require at least 30 credit hours.

Credit transferred from other institutions must meet specific criteria and is subject to certain limitations.

Courses completed through correspondence study may not be applied to the master’s degree.

To qualify for a graduate degree, students must achieve an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the degree program coursework and in all resident graduate coursework attempted. A student must also have at least a 3.0 in all coursework (including undergraduate coursework if any).

Additional information for master's degree students may be found in the Graduate College Bulletin.