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Graduate Programs

Radford University offers students the opportunity to complete a Master of Arts or Master of Science degree in criminal justice. The graduate program in criminal justice allows students to prepare for management and other careers in criminal justice and related fields. The program is designed both to enhance students' existing capabilities and to develop unique competencies and skills for future academic and career goals.

Learn more about the mission, goals and learning outcomes (PDF) for the graduate programs in criminal justice.

Click here to access resources for current graduate students, including the Graduate Manual, sample comprehensive examination questions, program of study forms, course descriptions, and more.

For further information about graduate programs, contact Dr. Lori Elis, the Criminal Justice Department's Graduate Coordinator (lelis@radford.edu, 540-831-6775). You may also obtain information by contacting the College of Graduate and Professional Studies. Applications for graduate admission are also available online.

Other Graduate Offerings

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program

The Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Program is designed to allow students to complete both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Criminal Justice in five years.

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Crime Analysis

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Crime Analysis provides a 15-hour program of graduate coursework focused on issues pertinent to the study and practice of crime analysis.