Masters in Criminal Justice
Master of Criminal Justice
Professional Track for Working Professionals
Dr. James J. Vardalis, Department Head and Director of the MCJ ProgramWelcome to Tarleton State University. Your interest in a graduate degree in criminal justice is consistent with a growing national trend of criminal justice professionals seeking career advancement and academic credentials. Our on-line graduate program provides you with a broad-based education and is designed give you the skills and knowledge required to successfully navigate the competitive process to advance your objectives. As a Commissioned Texas Peace Officer, I understand the difficulty of balancing advanced education requirements, job obligations and family responsibilities. I consider my role as your advocate in promoting your academic engagement to move successfully and seamlessly through the program. Please feel free to contact me directly with any concerns during your completion of the MCJ program.
The GRE has been wavied for the MCJ program.
Dr. Jim Vardalis, Director and Associate Professor, Ph.D.
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas 76402
Email: Dr. Vardalis, Director