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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 online 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 a 30 credit online program that can be completed in one year. Courses are taught year round. Find out more about admissions requirements to the graduate program in criminal justice.



Tuition Reimbursement is available:


Tuition remission is available for Loyola employees, their spouses, and dependents


Meet the faculty videos:


Dr. Kelly Frailing, Associate Professor and MCJ Program Coordinator


Dr. Rae Taylor, Associate Professor and Department Chair


Dr. Christian Bolden, Associate Professor


Dr. Andrew Denney, Assistant Professor


Dr. Ronal Serpas, Professor of Practice


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.

View Master of Criminology & Justice Course Descriptions