Masters of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice
Indiana State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice program is designed for individuals working in the criminal justice field who want to earn the credentials to move forward in their careers.  The curriculum focuses on research and covers ethics in criminal justice, criminological theories, law and society, and law and criminal justice administration.  Graduates are prepared for doctoral studies in criminology, criminal justice, and other fields, and for careers including:

  • Administrator
  • Correctional officer supervisor
  • Criminal profiler
  • Criminologist
  • Forensic psychologist


  • Baccalaureate degree granted by a regionally accredited institution or international equivalent
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in all undergraduate coursework; OR minimum 3.0 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework, applicant's major field of study, or all courses taken at the graduate level
  • Completion of criminal justice course prerequisites
  • Statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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