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College of Arts & Sciences
The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice


Doctor of Philosophy

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina offers a program of coursework and research leading to the Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice. This program emphasizes criminological theory, criminal justice system operations, research, and policy. The degree program is designed to provide rigorous advanced training to produce highly competent criminology and criminal justice faculty and agency researchers and administrators.

Application Process

Graduate Student Handbook

Ph.D. Bulletin and Plan of Study

Forms

Important Dates and Events

PhD Comprehensive Exam