Criminology (MS)

Criminology Degree Overview

The Master’s in Criminology is a unique program in the state of Maine and in the field of criminology, and the only Maine college offering a Master’s degree in Criminology. Understanding the criminal mind is a critical skill for today’s law enforcement officers and public administrators. You’ll gain insight into crime causation and learn how to analyze data to effect change.

Where are program alumni employed?

  • Maine Department of Corrections – Farmington Office
  • State of Maine Attorney General
  • Augusta Police Department
  • Long Creek Youth Development Center

“I believe the criminology program at Thomas will give me the education and networking I need in order to develop and implement violence prevention programs in my community, and additionally prepare me for doctoral work in a related field.”

Sydnie Ence MS ’22

At a Glance

Key Courses

  • 30 credit hours
  • Career-focused curriculum
  • Leadership development
  • 100% online
  • Criminological Theory
  • Organizational Policy & Change
  • Juvenile Delinquency & Youth Crime
  • Analysis of Police Operations
  • Applied Statistical Analyses for the Social Sciences