PhD/Doctoral Degree in Criminal Justice

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The PhD or doctoral degree program in Criminal Justice provides criminal justice students an advanced interdisciplinary education in the field of criminal justice and criminology. This degree program is designed to prepare students for careers in research, scholarship and teaching.

Below is a list of 35 PhD and doctorate degree programs in criminal justice offered by accredited 4-year colleges and universities.


Capella University - Online/Distance Learning
Programs offered include: Ph.D. in Criminal Justice


Northcentral University - Online
Programs offered include: Ph.D. in Business Administration – Criminal Justice Emphasis


Walden University - Online
Programs offered include: Ph.D. in Human Services (Criminal Justice – SD Track),Ph.D. in Public Policy (Criminal Justice Course), Ph.D. in Public Policy (Criminal Justice Mixed),Ph.D. in Human Services (Criminal Justice – CB)


University of the Rockies - Online
Programs offered include: PsyD in Psychology – Criminology/Justice Studies Track


University of Arkansas at Little Rock - Little Rock, AR
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


Texas Southern University - Houston, TX
Programs offered include: PhD – Administration of Justice


Alliant international University - San Diego, CA
Programs offered include: PhD – Forensic Psychology, PsyD – Forensic Psychology


Henley-Putnam University - San Jose, CA
Programs offered include: Doctorate – Strategic Security


Widener University - Wilmington, DE
Programs offered include: Joint PsyD/MA in Criminal Justice


American University - Washington, DC
Programs offered include: PhD – Justice, Law, and Society


Florida International University - Miami, FL
Programs offered include: PhD – Chemistry and Biochemistry – Forensic Track, PhD – Public Management – Criminal Justice Administration Track


Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology


University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
Programs offered include: M.A./J.D. – Criminology, Law, and Society, PhD – Criminology, Law, and Society


University of South Florida - Tampa, FL
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology


Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology


The Chicago School of Professional Psychology - Chicago, IL
Programs offered include: PsyD – Forensic Psychology


University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology, Law, and Justice


Indiana University Bloomington - Bloomington, IN
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


Northeastern University - Boston, MA
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology and Justice Policy


Western New England College - Springfield, MA
Programs offered include: PhD – Behavior Analysis


University of Southern Mississippi - Hattiesburg, MS
Programs offered include: PhD – Administration of Justice


University of Missouri-St. Louis - St. Louis, MO
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology and Criminal Justice


University of Nebraska-Omaha - Omaha, NE
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology and Criminal Justice


CUNY-The Graduate Center - New York, NY
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


SUNY-Albany - Albany, NY
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


Minot State University - Minot, ND
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
Programs offered include: PhD – Public and International Affairs


Prairie View A&M University - Prairie View, TX
Programs offered include: PhD – Juvenile Justice


Sam Houston State University - Huntsville, TX
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


Texas State University-San Marcos - San Marcos, TX
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


George Mason University - Fairfax, VA
Programs offered include: PhD – Justice, Law, and Crime Policy


Old Dominion University - Norfolk, VA
Programs offered include: PhD – Criminology and Criminal Justice


Washington State University - Pullman, WA
Programs offered include: Doctorate Degree in Criminal Justice


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