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Accelerated MA

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice offers an Accelerated MA degree program that allows students to simultaneously earn their BS and their MA in Criminology and Criminal Justice in as few as 10 semesters. Students in the Accelerated MA program will complete the MA through coursework; the MA thesis option is not available for Accelerated MA degree program students.

The combined program requires a minimum of 138 credit hours. Students accepted to the Accelerated MA degree program will be permitted to count up to 12 credit hours at the 4000-level or higher toward both the BS and MA degrees; the 4000-level courses will require additional work assigned by the instructor. The remaining 18 credit hours must be at the 5000/6000 level.

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