Graduate Students

The School of Criminal Justice is home to the oldest continuous degree granting program in Criminal Justice in the U.S and offers several degree programs at the master, and doctoral levels. We offer the MS in Criminal Justice and the MS in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis (LEIA) in an on-line format. Our graduate programs are ranked in the Top 10 nationally by US News & World Report. In academic year 2018, over 721 students were enrolled, and 236 students graduated joining the ranks of our impressive and valued alumni base, which numbers over 12,000.

Students studying Criminal Justice have the opportunity to study fascinating issues of crime and justice that are critical to the functioning of a healthy society. Understanding patterns and causes of crime, the challenges facing criminal justice agencies as they seek to balance crime control with preservation of civil liberties, and the growing importance of security management in what has been called the “risk society” are just some of the issues you will study as a criminal justice student.