Ph.D. in Criminology
Considered the best doctoral program in the country as evidenced by multiple articles in The Journal of Criminal Justice Education, the FSU College of Criminology offers you the opportunity to be part of an intellectual community and learn from the most productive scholars in the country. The Ph.D. in Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students to conduct original research that generates new insights on issues of scientific and public policy importance. This degree emphasizes comprehensive training in theory, research methods, and statistics.
- Admission: The sooner you get your application in the better. Jump to the Admissions section to find application requirements and link to the application form.
- Classes: Small classes ensure that students have a great deal of interaction with the College's world-class faculty. Review course syllabi to see what students are doing in class.
- Faculty: The College's faculty are ranked the best in the country for their scholarly productivity, which means students learn from the best. Visit the faculty section of the Web site to learn more about the professors' research interests, publications, and classes.
- Funding: While providing financial assistance, research and teaching assistantships and fellowships also enable students to work on publications that set them apart in the job search and prepare them for their own research. Jump to the Funding section of the site to get details.
- Requirements: Read about the general requirements for the Ph.D. in Criminology.
- Student Research: FSU criminology students have opportunities to conduct research with faculty, work on grant projects at the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research, and serve as managing editors on one of five journals housed in the College. Learn how this hands-on research and publication experience sets FSU students apart.