Northern Arizona University

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Applied Criminology, M.S.


South San Francisco Street

Flagstaff, AZ 86011

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S. Applied Criminology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Applied Criminology will provide you with a professional program of study focused on the social and practical problems surrounding the creation and implementation of law and justice policy in local, national, and international environments. You’ll be provided with a strong, graduate-level understanding of theory and methods of social science as they apply to the creation, violation, and enforcement of laws. With the master’s degree, you can specialize in one or more of the following areas: transnational crime and justice communities and justice law, policy, and social change In each area, you will: examine the structure, operations, and limitations of the state and supra-state control systems used to resolve perceived social problems take a broad view of what constitutes justice problems participate in courses and faculty research ranging from interpersonal issues to large-scale corporate and international issues You’ll work closely with faculty mentors to build a program of study tailored to your career goals.


Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for international applicant requirements.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 9462 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 22452 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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