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Master of Criminology & 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 Criminology & 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 Criminology & 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 718 Seminar in Criminal Justice Administration I 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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