Sociology & Justice Studies  
Accepting Applications

The Master of Science in Criminology program at OCU offers a curriculum that promotes the development of skills required in the workforce. Students study with faculty working on contemporary issues facing Oklahoma, the United States and the world. We can accomplish this with the assistance of our connections to various local, state, and federal agencies like Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigaion, U.S. Marshals Service. This advisory board provides direct connections for our students with potential employers as well as developing critical analysis skills for contemporary social issues.

Graduates of our program can be found working across the country in these and other agencies: CARE Child Abuse and Response Evaluation Center, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Oklahoma Department of Corrections and U.S. Marshals Service to name a few.

We are currently developing a fast-track option where you can complete your Master's degree in one year, attending two nights a week. The majority of our classes are on an 8-week rotating basis, which means that you take two classes at a time and four classes a semester.This fall semester, we are offering Advanced Research Methods, Serial Homicide Investigation, Law and Social Sciences, and Critical Issues in Justice. With a degree from OCU, you will learn the science, theory, and research of the entire criminal justice process.

Thanks for your interest in OCU's Master of Science degree in Criminology. We are accepting applications for this program. Please contact Graduate Admissions at 405.208.5391 or via email at with questions about the application process. You may also contact M. Nicole Warehime, Ph.D. at with questions. Dr. Warehime is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Justice Studies at Oklahoma City University.