Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Programs

Accelerated master's option.Indicates accelerated graduate program is available


Undergraduate

  • Criminology (BA, BS, Minor)Accelerated master's option.
  • Conservation Law Enforcement (Certificate)
    Interdisciplinary program offered by Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Department of Biology
  • Criminal Investigation (Certificate)
    Interdisciplinary program offered by Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Department of Psychology
  • Terrorism and National Security (Certificate)
    Interdisciplinary program offered by Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Department of Political Science

Graduate

General Information

The criminology program at Missouri State University provides a solid foundation for the study of the nature, causes and control of criminal behavior through academic courses, internship opportunities and community partnerships. The undergraduate criminology program focuses on finding solutions to problems and issues in criminal justice, while the graduate program provides students with the tools for evaluating criminal justice initiatives. Overall, the programs strive to create a healthy balance between academic analysis and technical education needed for a successful career in the field.