Masters in Criminal Justice
Master of Criminal Justice
Professional Track for Working Professionals
Dr. James J. Vardalis, Department Head and Director of the MCJ Program
Welcome 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 to 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 waived for the MCJ program.
Dr. Kendra Bowen, Assistant Department Head
Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator, Ph.D.
Tarleton State University
Stephenville, Texas 76402
Email: Dr. Bowen, Graduate Coordinator