Criminal Justice & Criminology
College of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Graduate Justice and Criminology Programs

Potential Students

The program offers students an opportunity to refine their analytical, research, and critical thinking skills.  The goal of the program is to foster a greater understanding of the criminal justice system along with the etiology, correlates, and theories of criminal behavior.  Students are required to take seminars in criminological theory and research methodology including quantitative or qualitative design. Students have the opportunity to choose from specialized seminars focusing on criminal justice topics such as corrections, policing, and courts along with criminology seminars focusing on specialized topics like drug policy, violence, and gangs.

List of Career Paths with a Masters in Criminal Justice and Criminology:

  • Community Advocacy
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Fire Investigation
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Institutional Corrections
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Probation and Parole
  • Public Policy Advising
  • Research and Data Analysis
  • Teaching
  • Victim Advocacy



Last updated: 9/17/2018

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology • PO Box 8105 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-8007 •