Criminology and Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Description

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers an online master of science (M.S.) in criminology and criminal justice for academic criminologists and criminal justice professionals who are seeking to advance their careers or start new ones. The program allows working criminal justice professionals to obtain the academic credentials they need to move forward in the field of criminology and criminal justice.

  • The master of science (M.S.) in criminology and criminal justice is a 36-credit-hour program.
  • The program is available to students who intend this as their terminal degree or for persons who plan to attend law school.
  • Graduates possess the knowledge required for professional practice in criminal justice careers and the skills needed to be intelligent, critical consumers of research information.
  • All courses are offered on-line. On-campus visits are not required.
  • This program is open to eligible in-state and many out-of-state applicants. The program is closed to students residing in countries other than Canada and the United States (including U.S. Territories). The exceptions are U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.
  • Due to the popularity of this program, applicants may be wait-listed pending an opening.

Note: The department also offers an online master of arts (M.A.) in criminology and criminal justice for students who intend to continue their graduate studies toward the doctorate in criminology, criminal justice, or other fields.

Required Courses

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3619
ISU-GradInfo@indstate.edu

 

The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.

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Contact

College of Graduate and Professional Studies
Indiana State University
(812) 237-3619
ISU-GradInfo@indstate.edu