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Earn Your Master's Degree In 12 Months!

The Master of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares you to take on 21st century criminal justice issues related to law enforcement, crime analysis, and justice advocacy and reform. By engaging in dynamic, real-world field experiences, you’ll be ready to pursue a fulfilling career in a criminal justice organization or advance professionally in your current career.

"Merrimack’s Criminology Department has some of the most dedicated, hardworking and encouraging people, and they really pushed me to achieve my best. The faculty utilize their connections inside and outside the classroom to provide students with the ability to grow and gain experience directly from the field of criminal justice." 

-Ashley M'17

Graduate School of Education and Social Policy

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (M.S.)

MASTERS DEGREES AND GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Flexible

With on-campus, evening classes, and the option to study full- or part-time, Merrimack is sure to fit your schedule and life priorities.

Affordable

With generous scholarships and many programs offering full-tuition fellowships, the average cost of attendance is comparable to or less than public universities.

Supportive

Enjoy small class sizes and learning environments with personalized attention while studying alongside similarly motivated peers.

DISCOVER THE MERRIMACK DIFFERENCE

In Merrimack College's School of Education and Social Policy, we’re proud of our long history of providing quality degrees to students entering the education job market. Our faculty are more than just teachers. We are committed to helping you grow — academically, personally and professionally — so that you graduate as a confident, well-prepared educator and leader.

  • U.S. News & World Report 2020 #46 Best Regional Universities/North
  • U.S. News & World Report 2020 Top 10 Most Innovative School Regional Universities/North
  • The Princeton Review 2020 Best Regional College
  • Money magazine 2018 Most Transformative College

A TOP GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

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