Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Advance your career with a Michigan graduate degree from University of Michigan-Dearborn in the rapidly growing criminal justice profession.

Faculty, who are experts in their field, developed the Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice to prepare students for research, management and policy positions or continuation into a Ph.D. program.

This flexible degree program is 30-32 credits and provides a thesis and non-thesis option, while offering traditional, evening and online courses. Public safety professionals from partnering organizations may qualify for a scholarship valued at 20 percent of tuition and fees through our Community Service Personnel Scholarship program.

Example prospective students include:

  • Individuals already working in the criminal justice field who want to advance to a policymaking or upper level administrative position.
  • Individuals who want to pursue an academic career in criminology and criminal justice and intend to further pursue a doctoral program in the field.

Criminology and criminal justice today is no longer just being a beat cop. Criminology and criminal justice is about educated law enforcement and public safety professionals in our society.

What will I learn?

  • Strengthen the professional qualifications of those currently employed in the criminal justice field.
  • Develop skills in research and in criminology and criminal justice program planning and evaluation.
  • Develop skills in the organization and administration of public criminal justice systems.
  • Prepare students for doctoral study in Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Amny Shuraydi
Amny Shuraydi

Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice Program Director

Amny Shuraydi, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Office of Graduate Studies

1055 - Administration Building
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-583-6321
Fax: 313-436-9156