Merrimack College
315 Turnpike St.
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 837-3563

Why enroll in Merrimack College's Criminology and Criminal Justice Program?

Evening Classes

Ideal for students who work or intern during the day

Small class sizes

Learning environments with personalized attention

Generous scholarships

To help make your graduate education possible

Criminology and Criminal Justice, M.S.




Entry Terms
Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits Required to Graduate
32 credits

GRE Optional

Build the skills and knowledge that employers want.

As our world becomes increasingly more complex and interconnected, the demand for criminal and social justice grows. Through an innovative curriculum focused on theory, research, policy, and practice, students at Merrimack College are prepared to take on 21st century criminal justice issues related to law enforcement, crime analysis, technology, as well as justice advocacy and reform.

Potential Careers Post Graduation 

  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement
  • Transportation Secruity Administration (TSA)
  • Police Chief

Earn Your Master's 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