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  School of Criminal Justice 2017-2019 Master of Arts Program  

Master of Arts Program

The master of arts (M.A.) program in criminal justice requires students to complete a minimum of 30 credits toward the degree. All requirements for the M.A. degree should be completed within three years of the first semester of matriculation into the program. Students must complete four required courses (12 credits) and six elective courses (18 credits).*

For more information on the M.A. program requirements, please refer to the online Criminal Justice M.A. Student Program Handbook at

*Degree requirements are subject to change or modification by the faculty of the School of Criminal Justice.

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