Justice Studies - M.A. Download to print
Admission to the program is temporarily suspended and will resume by fall 2013 contingent on university approval procedures.
College of Arts and Sciences
The Master of Arts in Justice Studies prepares students for staff and administrative careers in fields related to the prevention, treatment and control of crime and delinquency. It also offers opportunities for agency personnel to broaden their education and upgrade their skills. An important purpose of the program is preparation for advanced study at the doctoral level.
Official transcript(s), 3.2 GPA, GRE, goal statement and three letters of recommendation (preferably academic).
Requirements for the degree are 33 semester hours. These requirements include 15 hours of required core courses, 12 hours of electives, and 6 hours of thesis, internship and research paper, or an additional course and research.
Students have three options for the final culminating research requirement. The first option is the thesis requirement. The second option is an internship and research paper. The third option is to complete one additional elective course and write a research paper.
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