Missouri Graduate Criminal Justice Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Missouri Graduate Criminal Justice Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

Missouri Graduate Criminal Justice Schools with Master's & PhD Degree Programs

University of Missouri - St. Louis Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice UMSL is conveniently located in St. Louis, MO with all the resources of the St. Louis metro area and Metrolink access. The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at UMSL is ranked fourth in the Criminology and Criminal Justice Graduate schools ranking by US News and World Report and offers degrees at the master and doctoral levels.

Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice

The PhD program highly values scholarly research and analytical skills. Students will complete coursework in general criminology, an area of specialization, and dissertation research before completing and defending their dissertations.

Master of Arts in Criminology and Criminal Justice

This degree program prepares students for research and management careers in law enforcement. The program consists of 21 hours of required coursework, 12 hours of elective coursework, and a master's thesis. The focus is producing students that the knowledge and skills to analyze and apply criminology research to current policies and procedures.

Contact Information

* Address: 324 Lucas Hall, St. Louis MO 63121-4499

* Phone Number: (314) 516-5031

Southeast Missouri State University Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology One of the most outstanding features of this criminal justice program located in Cape Girardeau is its partnership with the US Marshals, providing real-world experience, internships, and possible employment after graduation. SEMO offers a Master of Science in Criminal Justice degree.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

The master's program consists of basic courses, electives, cognate area coursework, and a culminating experience, such as a thesis or internship. Graduate students form an Initial Study Plan with the help of an advisor before the first semester to help make their graduate experience more efficient.

Contact Information

* Address: One University Plaza, MS 8000, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701 end_of_the_skype_highlighting

* Phone Number: (573) 651-2178

Drury University Department of Behavioral Sciences

Located in Springfield, Missouri, Drury University is a private, liberal arts school founded by the Congregationalist Church. The school offers an MS in Criminal Justice with part time and full time tracks, as well as on campus and online options.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Drury's Criminal Justice offers a degree program of 48 hours for someone with no prior criminology coursework and a 36 hour program for qualified students with previous coursework. They also offer a Certificate in Terrorism: Issues and Analysis for an additional 4 hours.

Contact Information

* Address: 900 North Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802end_of_the_skype_highlighting

* Phone Number: (417) 873-6948

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