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Portland State University

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Portland, OR

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Portland State University

Overview

Portland State University / Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice is located in Portland, OR.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted
Specialization field, culminating experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
23
Accepted
13
Enrolled
92%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.2 overall or graduate, statement of purpose, resume/curriculum vitae, 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
93%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.79%
Black or African American 6.9%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.9%
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.45%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (31%)
Female (68%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 11
Male (15)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: History of criminal justice, mental health issues, international terrorism, offender assessment, domestic violence
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
138,501

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 751
Portland, OR  97207-0751
United States
Contact Dr. Kris R. Henning
Chair
Email: khenning@pdx.edu
Phone: 503-725-8520