The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare students in conducting research and participating actively in the development of knowledge in the areas of criminological theory, crime control, and correctional and police administration. The curriculum has the breadth and depth to fulfill these various interests. Students wanting careers in law enforcement, corrections, or rehabilitation or students who wish to pursue a deeper understanding of crime and the criminal justice system should confer with the graduate coordinator to develop a combination of elective courses that will support their particular career interests.

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice - 36 Hours

Application Requirements
Application requirements must be submitted to the Office of Admissions.
Application to McAda Graduate School
• $50 Application Fee
• Official Transcripts (from all institutions attended other than MSU)
Application to Criminal Justice Program
• Personal Statement
• Three Letters of Recommendation

Delivery Method
• Online*

Application Instructions: How to Apply
Program Website:
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Graduate Coordinator:
 Dr. Laura Fidelie

*Online programs may not meet the necessary criteria for an F1 visa.