Arkansas Graduate Criminal Justice Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

Arkansas Graduate Criminal Justice Schools with Master's and PhD Degree Programs

University of Arkansas Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice:

This school is the premier school in Arkansas for the study of criminal justice. The school offers a wide variety of sociology and criminology classes for undergraduate and graduate students. The school emphasizes the importance of practical application. This means that students get involved in the community and government levels. They work on a number of local projects, which not only develops positive relationships between the university and the community, but also facilitates the research and coursework performed by the students. Students who complete programs in this school find that they have meaningful and fruitful careers waiting for them on the other side of the diploma. The school also offers a number of programs designed for working professionals who are not able to commit to full-time degree program schedules.

MA in Criminal Justice:

This program is for graduate students who would like to pursue careers in the criminal justice profession. The program begins with core classes that explore the prominent issues and ideas alive in today's criminal justice and criminology field. Students study the court system, correctional facilities, social defense, police procedure, and community growth. They learn about relationships between law officials and civilians and they also learn about policy. They do more than just memorize information. Students learn to analyze and critique various policies and institutions. Students engage in independent study under the supervision of a faculty advisor who guides students to the completion of master dissertations. Students also have the opportunity to work in a number of internship positions that not only enhance their own research, but allow them greater involvement in criminal justice professions.

Contact Information:

Address: 211 Old Main, Fayetteville, AR 72701

Phone Number: (479) 575-3205

Southern Arkansas University Department of Criminal Justice

This school is known for its dedication to its students. The school offers a variety of undergraduate degrees and some graduate degrees for students who are working professionals. These special degrees for working professionals are known as executive master degrees. They are designed for students who work full time and have families to care for. These programs offer more flexible schedules with night classes and online courses. Students who graduate from this school find that they are prepared for a wide variety of potential career options in the government and also in private industries.

Executive Master of Science in Criminal Justice:

This is a degree program developed especially for students who are working professionals. This program begins with classes in core criminal justice and criminology theories and concepts, such as criminal justice system analysis, community development, court systems, correctional facilities, and juvenile delinquency. This program also allows working professionals to get the most out of their training by working closely with experienced faculty who work with them to help them complete their independent study projects.

Contact Information:

Address: 100 E. University, Magnolia, Arkansas 71753-5000

Phone Number: (870) 235-4000

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