Merrimack College

School of Education and Social Policy

Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Address:

315 Turnpike Street

Mailstop O-15

North Andover, MA 01845

United States

Phone:

978-837-3563

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice is ideal for those looking to pursue careers in one of the many paths open to criminal justice practitioners as well as for those looking to advance professionally in existing careers.

The 32-credit curriculum is tailored to meet the increasingly complex demands of the criminal justice workplace. All students can participate in a related field-based experience in a professional criminal justice agency or organization.

Choose a concentration in high demand in the criminal justice profession:

  • Justice Advocacy
  • Intelligence and Technology
  • Internships
  • A limited number of graduate internships are available, both paid and unpaid. If you are interested, please complete and submit this application.

 

OUR GRADUATE STUDENTS CURRENTLY INTERN OR HAVE INTERNED AT:
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Detention and Removal Operations
Essex County Sheriff’s Department, Essex County Correctional Facility
Lawrence Police Department, Lawrence, MA

 

Sampling of courses, depending on concentration, includes:

  • Juvenile Justice and the Legal Rights of Children
  • Police, Courts, and Corrections
  • Public Policy, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Offender Reentry and Reintegration
  • Prison, Incarceration, and the Treatment of Convicted Persons
  • Girls, Women, Crime and Control
  • Applied Multivariate Data Analysis
  • Program Evaluation in Criminal Justice
  • Intelligence Analysis in the Information Sharing Environment (ISE)
  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties in the Era of Homeland Security
  • Cybercrime and Cyber-criminology
  • Prison, Incarceration, and the Treatment of Convicted Persons
  • Girls, Women, Crime and Control
  • The MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice will equip current and future criminal justice practitioners, leaders, researchers, and educators with the academic and applied expertise to confront the increasing complexities of issues related to crime, security, technology, and social justice.

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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