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University of Nebraska at Omaha

School of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Omaha, NE

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University of Nebraska at Omaha

Overview

University of Nebraska at Omaha / School of Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in Omaha, NE, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Criminology and criminal justice
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Criminology and criminal justice
Master of Arts (MA) Criminology and criminal justice
(Certificate) Managing juvenile and adult populations

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 12
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

99
Applied
51
Accepted
31
Enrolled
52%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Previous course work in criminal justice, statistics, and research methods; minimum GPA of 3.0; official transcripts; statement of purpose; 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, writing sample, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

104
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.65%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.96%
Asian 1.92%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.73%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (33%)
Female (66%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 10
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (5)

Location & Contact

Address 6001 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE  68182
United States
Contact Dr. Gaylene Armstrong
Director
Email: graduate@unomaha.edu
Phone: 402-554-2341

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