Appalachian State University

Cratis D. Williams Graduate School

Criminal Justice and Criminology


John E. Thomas Student Services Building

P.O. Box 32068

Boone, NC 28608

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice and Criminology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MSCJ&C Program is multi-disciplinary in nature, and is intended to: prepare students for criminal justice employment at the managerial level; enhance the capabilities and performance of those individuals currently employed in the criminal justice field, whether already in management, or seeking promotion; foster pertinent research within the disciplines of Criminal Justice and Criminology; and provide a graduate-level foundation for individuals wishing to pursue a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in Criminal Justice or Criminology. Students have the opportunity to pursue a thesis option, engage in directed research, or participate in a professional internship. The Program is designed to be completed in less than two years. For information about off campus locations see our website.


Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

In State Tuition (per year): 6557 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18369 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

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