Sam Houston State University

College of Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice and Criminology, M.A.


1903 University Avenue

Huntsville, TX 77341

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Criminal Justice and Criminology, M.A.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Criminology at Sam Houston State University prepares you to conduct research and actively participate in the development of knowledge in the areas of criminological theory and criminal justice issues. Students who are planning careers in law enforcement, corrections or rehabilitation, or who wish a deeper understanding of crime and the criminal justice system should confer with the academic advisor to develop a combination of elective courses that will support their career interests. Students seeking this degree are frequently candidates to pursue the PhD in Criminal Justice at SHSU.


Sam Houston State University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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