M.A. in Criminology
Master of Arts in Criminology
The Master of Arts in Criminology offers students an opportunity to do advanced critical work in the areas of crime and punishment, policing and law enforcement, socio-legal studies, social justice and inequality, power, governance and regulation and the social construction of crime.
- Critical criminology
- Crime and media
- Violence against women
- Organized, state and corporate crime
- Youth culture and crime
- Restorative and transformative justice
- Human rights
- Social justice
The Benefits of Studying Graduate Criminology at Saint Mary’s
- Small seminar formats and student-focused education.
- Strong integration of theory and methods in analyzing criminological, socio-legal and social justice issues.
- Students learn how to collect data, analyze results and write a thesis.
- We emphasize critical thinking and critical social policy.
- We have a diverse and wide-ranging faculty with strong local, national and international expertise.
- You’ll have the opportunity to develop rewarding careers that include further graduate study or employment in government agencies, non-government agencies and the private sector.
Honours bachelor’s degree in criminology (or equivalent) or an honours bachelor’s degree with a concentration in criminology (or equivalent)
*Normally, applicants will have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 (B+ average). Only in exceptional circumstances will this requirement be waived
Application Deadlines and Key Dates
- International: February 1
- Canadian and Permanent Residents: February 1
- Program Start Date: September
- Minimum time to completion: 2 years
Dr. Jamie Livingston
McNally South 431