MSCJ Program Requirements

The Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program is divided into two tracks: thesis and non-thesis. Students who intend to go on to a Ph.D. program or who want to be employed in a research capacity should take the Plan I (thesis) track. Students who are more likely to be employed in the criminal justice system might consider Plan II (non-thesis track). Students should download the Plan I Graduation Checklist or the Plan II Graduation Checklist to track their progress through the program.

A complete list of program requirements and courses is available in the UAB Graduate Catalog.

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