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Criminology (master's program)


Master of Arts


Faculty of Social Science and Humanities


UOIT, Downtown Oshawa

Start dates:



Two years

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General information:

The Master of Arts in Criminology program provides students with a solid foundation of advanced knowledge in criminological theory, sophisticated research methodologies, complex quantitative and qualitative applications and contemporary substantive issues in criminology. Specifically, the MA program seeks to provide students with an in-depth and broad understanding of contemporary criminological issues and the critical-thinking and practical skills necessary to conduct criminological research in the public and private sectors. Special emphasis in the MA program will be placed on the study of two fields, inequality and crime and cybercrime. 

Students will obtain their degree through successful completion of a final major paper and specified course requirements or through completion of a thesis and specified courses.

Additional information:

Refer to the Graduate Studies website for additional program information or admission requirements.

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