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Graduates

The Master of Arts (MA) and PhD in Criminology combines disciplinary and specialized study in Criminology, study in qualitative research methods and statistics, and applied learning experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.

Specifically, the programs will prepare students for careers related to research and/or teaching in college and university settings, research and practice in behavioural science crime unites within law enforcement, research in correctional facilities, research in mental health institutions, evaluation of community programs, administration in provincial and federal programs, statistical research in government organizations, and research in justice-related institutes.


Prospective students must hold a four-year honours undergraduate degree in the social sciences from a Canadian university, or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Normally, applicants are expected to have graduated with a social science degree that has provided them with a sound understanding of social science methodologies and a basic understanding of criminological theories.

For more information, please visit Criminology (Master's Program). 

 

Prospective students must hold a four-year honours undergraduate degree in the social sciences from a Canadian university, or its equivalent from a recognized institution. Normally, applicants are expected to have completed the Master of Arts (MA) in Criminology or an equivalent research project or thesis-based MA program from a recognized institution.

For more information, please visit Criminology and Social Justice (Doctoral Program).