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Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Admission Requirements

Applications to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program are on a rolling basis, with a deadline of May 1 for the fall semester and  November 1 the spring semester. Applicants seeking admission to the program must submit the following directly to the Office of Graduate Studies:

  1.  An undergraduate degree from an accredited academic institution in an allied field

  2.  Official transcripts of all academic coursework previously undertaken 

  3. A GPA of 3.0 or higher 

  4. Official GRE scores 

  5. At least three letters of recommendation from undergraduate professors referencing the applicant’s ability to perform graduate work 

  6. A personal essay regarding career background and goals 

  7. International students are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). A minimum score of 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based) is required.

Upon receiving the application and transcript, the department will solicit an online technology assessment from the applicant. A holistic review of each student’s application file will be completed with admission offered on a competitive basis.

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