100% Online
MA Program

Advance your career in criminal justice with a Master of Arts in Criminology, Law and Society degree.  

ma_crim_description_3Ideal for law enforcement professionals, probation officers, parole officers, court staff and administrators, this 100% online program includes ten 7-week sessions and may be complete in as little as one year and seven weeks.  No GRE is required. 

All master’s courses are developed and taught by faculty with extensive full-time experience in the criminal justice system.  And at UST, concepts of Catholic social justice are integrated into the program, empowering students to better navigate the complexities of the world of crime and learn to influence criminal justice positively.

ma_crim_description_2A master’s degree in Criminology, Law and Society will provide many career opportunities and advancement within various criminal justice agencies, including leadership and supervision positions, as well as increased salaries.

This degree will also provide the understanding of what Catholic social justice really is, when inequities are unjust, and the elements of Catholic social justice that are found in the Constitution.  Courses include an emphasis on ethics, social justice, and contemporary challenges which impact victims, offenders, organizations, and society as a whole.

UST’s MA in Criminology, Law and Society program was designed with convenience in mind for current law enforcement professionals.  Along with being completely online, tuition reimbursement may be available for currently employed criminal justice professionals.  There is also an educational incentive of $6,240 a year for Houston Police Officers.

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*Please note: This is an online program and international students cannot maintain or obtain F-1 student visa status or I-20 form through this program.