College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology and Criminology

About This Program

The Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice program provides a deep understanding of the social and psychological factors that contribute to crime and criminal behavior. With courses taught by experienced faculty and a focus on research, this program equips you with the skills needed to succeed in a wide range of criminal justice careers. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • Fully Online

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Criminal justice and law enforcement teachers, postsecondary

  • 6.7% faster than the average
  • 16,800 number of jobs
  • $63,560 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of correctional officers

  • -7.8% decline
  • 48,700 number of jobs
  • $60,910 potential earnings

First-line supervisors of police and detectives

  • 5.2% faster than the average
  • 126,100 number of jobs
  • $92,970 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.