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Criminal Justice MS

Criminal Justice MS

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Specialized For Your Success

Choose a specific concentration for your criminal justice studies: criminal justice generalist, management or research. You can also choose from a thesis or non-thesis option to complete your degree. Take the non-thesis path, which requires comprehensive examinations in core subject areas or choose to write a thesis if you wish to enter a doctoral program.

Classes You'll Take

Contemporary Criminological Theory

Examine the role of theory in criminology and review major theories of crime causation.

Research Methods

Focus on research design and methodology as commonly implemented in administrative or agency settings.

Violence and Society

Review the causes, treatment and impact of violent behavior, particularly serial/chronic violence in American society.

Graduates of the UT Tyler program hold positions with the FBI, ATF, Secret Service, U.S. Customs, DEA, state troopers, law enforcement agencies, corrections facilities and other such leading employers as adult and juvenile probation, Child Protective Services, Border Patrol, etc.

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