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Master of Criminal Justice

​Criminal justice and private security are one of the fastest growing areas in terms of employment, and an advanced degree is becoming a necessity. The Master of Criminal Justice degree program responds to the need for professionally-trained criminal justice administrators, planners and researchers as well as private security professionals.

The Master of Criminal Justice curriculum at Loyola is 30 credit hours and can be completed it in one year. Courses are taught year round with courses available at night in an eight-week format (one night a week per course). Find out more about admissions requirements to the graduate program in criminal justice.


Degree Requirements
Total 30
CRIM 700 Theories of Criminal Behavior 3 crs.
CRIM 705 Seminar in Criminal Justice 3 crs.
CRIM 710 Research and Statistical Methods 3 crs.
CRIM 712 Graduate Statistics 3 crs.
CRIM 720 Seminar in Criminal Justice Administration II 3 crs.
CRIM 800 Selected Problems in Criminal Justice 3 crs.
CRIM 805 Program Planning, Implementation and Evaluation 3 crs.
CRIM 850 Seminar in Criminology 3 crs.
CRIM 893 Directed Readings in Criminal Justice 3 crs.
CRIM 900 Master's Research and Practicum 3 crs.

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