The Master of Advanced Study (MAS) degree in Criminology, Law & Society is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and traditional students by providing educational access and flexibility in an online format. It is well suited to meet the goals of individuals who are seeking leadership positions within their organizations in a variety of fields including but not limited to criminal justice, legal, and social service communities. The curriculum emphasizes both theoretical and practical applications and an interdisciplinary approach that serves not only as excellent pathways to career advancement, but also provides a solid foundation from which to pursue doctoral study in related fields.
As one of the top 11 public universities in the country*, UC Irvine is distinguished by a spirit of innovation and strengths in research, teaching and public service. The university operates on the academic quarter system with the Winter quarter beginning in January, Spring beginning in April, Summer beginning in June, and Fall in September.
* According to U.S. News and World Report