Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Graduate Programs

PhD in Criminology, Law and Society

The PhD program is designed to produce top academic scholars and leaders in policy and applied settings. It brings cutting edge social science methods to the disciplines of criminology and law and society. Students coming to this program seek to make a difference in the development and evaluation of policy in these fields. The goal of this program is to provide a rigorous course of study that will prepare students to do research, teach, develop and test policies, and administer agencies and programs designed to administer law, deliver justice, reduce crime, and enhance domestic security.

MA in Criminology, Law and Society

The MA program brings cutting-edge social science methods to the disciplines of criminology and law and society. Students coming to this program seek to make a difference in the development and evaluation of policy in these fields. The master's program aims to train individuals seeking to enhance analytical and policy evaluation skills to further career development or prepare for competitive, sought-after positions.