Degree Plan: MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice Online

This is a model plan two-year degree plan. Your path to graduation may vary slightly based on factors such as how many hours you would like to take each semester and if you plan to take classes in the summer.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
CRM 705 Applied Research in Criminal Justice 3
CRM 701 Criminal Justice Policy 3
CRM Elective 3

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
CRM 720 Crime Theory and Policy 3
CRM Elective 3

Third semester (summer)

CoursesHours
Total hours3
CRM Elective 3

Fourth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours6
CRM Elective 3
CRM Elective 3

Fifth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours9
CRM 799 Thesis II
or CRM 790 Graduate Practicum in Criminology
1-6
CRM Elective 3

Required Courses

Thesis option

Core courses

15 hrs
Electives 15 hrs

Non-thesis option

Core courses 15 hrs
Electives 21 hrs
Total hours for degree 30 or 36 hrs

 

Criminology Electives:

CRM 697 Special Topics and Issues in Criminal Justice 3 hrs
CRM 710 Justice Administration 3 hrs
CRM 725 Evaluating Criminal Justice Policy and Practice 3 hrs
CRM 740 Foundations of Homeland Defense and Security 3 hrs
CRM 745 Topics in Homeland Defense and Security 3 hrs
CRM 750 Law Enforcement and Community 3 hrs
CRM 770 Correctional Theory and Practice 3 hrs
CRM 785 U.S. Drug Control Policy 3 hrs
CRM 790 Graduate Practicum in Criminology 3 hrs