UT Dallas Marketable Skills

Master of Science in Criminology

The Master of Science in Criminology program will deliver high-quality education to a diverse body of students regarding the etiology, control, and variation of law-breaking across space and time and advance the understanding of criminology through a multidisciplinary mix of theoretical and applied research.

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to apply criminological theories and concepts to the explanation of crime and criminal behavior.
  • Students will develop competency in research design relevant to criminological research.
  • Students will examine the role of theory and empirical research in the prevention of crime.