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Criminology

 

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Master of Science (M.S.) in Criminology

The Master of Science degree in Criminology is a 30-unit, flexible program which provides a solid core in the field of criminology while permitting students to pursue specialized areas of interest. The program is designed to prepare students for service and responsible administrative and professional positions in agencies in the criminal justice system. The program also prepares students for a wide variety of occupations including in-service education; administrative education and management; community college teaching; pre-doctoral studies; and research. Since offering our first graduate criminology course in 1957, the master's program has become the most comprehensive master's program in the discipline between Sacramento and Los Angeles. It is an advanced program that now draws students from all over the United States.

How to Apply 

Informational Sessions:

Fall 2021 sessions TBA
 

M.S. in Criminology Resource Links

Advancement to Candidacy

Division of Graduate Studies

Financial Aid

Graduate Admissions

Graduate Degree Deadlines

Graduate Program Handbook (Criminology)

International Students

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Contact Information:

Graduate Program Coordinator:
Jordan Pickering, PhD

Phone: (559) 278-5712
Email: jpickering@csufresno.edu

Department of Criminology
Attn: Graduate Program
2576 E. San Ramon Ave, M/S ST104
Fresno, CA 93740-8039

Department Contact:
Phone: 559.278.2305
Fax: 559.278.7265

Department Hours:
Academic year: 8:00am-5:00pm
Summer: 7:00am-3:30pm
Closed for lunch: 12:00pm-1:00pm