Program in Criminal Justice and Criminology/Sociology College of Arts and Sciences University of Missouri-Kansas City

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers Criminal Justice And Criminology (MS); Sociology (MA, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Thesis Optional.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time And Evening/Weekend Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, GRE, Minimum GPA Of 3.0 In Major, 2.7 Overall. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL.
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 3/1 For Domestic And International Students; For Spring Admission, 11/1 For Domestic And International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
$35 ($50 For International Students)
Student Statistics:
Average Age 31. 23 Applicants, 61% Accepted, 12 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
8 Full-Time (7 Women), 41 Part-Time (30 Women); Includes 7 Minority (5 African Americans, 2 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders).


19 Full-Time (12 Women), 4 Part-Time/Adjunct (2 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2007&Ndash;08, 1 Research Assistantship With Full Tuition Reimbursement (Averaging $12,000 Per Year), 7 Teaching Assistantships With Full And Partial Tuition Reimbursements (Averaging $12,000 Per Year) Were Awarded; Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, And Tuition Waivers (Partial) Also Available. Support Available To Part-Time Students. Financial Award Application Deadline: 3/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Linda Breytspraak
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
Phone: 816-235-2514
Fax: 816-235-1117

Contact Info
Dr. Wayne L. Lucas
Graduate Adviser
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499
Phone: 816-235-1598
Fax: 816-235-1117

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