M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice


The Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice program at UTA Fort Worth will provide you with the knowledge and skills to advance your criminal justice career. The program offers a comprehensive study of the justice system, with courses that include training in research practices and statistics, policy analysis, ethics and personnel administration. Taught by faculty selected specifically for their professional accomplishments and expertise in areas such as terrorism, gangs, and white collar crime.

During the 21-month program, you will learn to utilize critical thinking skills and ethical leadership practices required by agencies and organizations within the criminal justice system. For added convenience, classes are offered in an accelerated lock-step format, and meet only 1-2 nights per week.

Program highlights:

  • Completed in just 21 months
  • 36 hours of fully accredited coursework
  • Cohort, team-based approach
  • No thesis required
  • Taught 100% by full-time, tenured faculty
  • Affordable tuition
  • GRE substitution available
  • Convenient downtown Fort Worth location


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