Pennsylvania State University

School of Public Affairs

Criminal Justice


777 West Harrisburg Pike

Middletown, PA 17057

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A.-Criminal Justice

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The program reflects the numerous complexities of the discipline. It provides academic leadership for students to work within corrections, institutionalized and non-institutionalized settings, victim services, adult and juvenile services, policing and law enforcement, private security, courts, and other human service organizations serving the clients of these institutions. It also helps develop research abilities for those students who may wish to consider doctoral studies. Strong ties developed in state, local, and federal law enforcement, corrections, drug treatment, victimization, and crime control policy organizations provide research and learning opportunities for interested students. The degree may be earned by full-time or part-time study. Most courses will be offered in the evening, although some may be offered during the day or on weekends.


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Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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