Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice

Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice

Welcome

The Ph.D. Program in Criminal Justice, housed at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, offers an interdisciplinary education in the field of criminology and criminal justice. Ranked as a top 15 Ph.D. program in Criminal Justice and Criminology by U.S. News & World Report (2021), the program is designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching. 

In accord with our strong research orientation, all students are trained in research design and statistics, prepared to critically analyze and evaluate criminal justice policy and programs, and to test criminological theory. Our faculty, an internationally recognized group of empirical researchers, work closely with students for one-on-one advisement. Graduates from the program work in academia, criminal justice agencies, and research institutions.

For additional information about the Doctoral Program in Criminal Justice and application instructions email: crjphd@jjay.cuny.edu