Master of Science in Criminal Justice

The Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice is designed to prepare students for upper level staff, administrative, management, treatment and planning position in criminal justice agencies.  The 36 semester hour program has an applied focus, teaching practical skills as well as theoretical knowledge.

 * This program does not require a thesis, but does require a comprehensive exam after you complete 18 hours of coursework and before you complete 27 hours of coursework. 

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You won't have to wait long! 

January 17, 2017
Apply by December 15, 2016
March 20, 2017
Apply by  February 20, 2017
Program Length: 36 Hours

Tuition and Fees*


eTuition: $235 per credit hour
Required Fee: $40 per credit hour

*Tuition and fees are subject to change without notice by action of the Board of Regents or the Texas State Legislature.

Want to complete this online program, but need more information?

Program Advisor

Phone: 409-880-8208

Lamar University
Criminal Justice
P.O. Box 10026
Beaumont, Texas 77710

Additional Program Information