M.S. in Victim Services Management

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Program Description

The Master of Science in Victim Services Management is designed to prepare graduates to work in various areas of victim services, including but not limited to, direct service provision (e.g., rape crisis centers or victim service providers), organizational management, and social policy development. This degree will benefit persons with or without previous employment experience in the field of victim services. Courses are sequenced so that students can complete the degree in two years, enrolling in two 7-1/2 week courses per semester. 


Applications to the Master of Science in Victim Services Management Degree Program are on a rolling basis, where the fall semester deadline is May 1, and the spring semester deadline is November 1.

Please submit all documents to the Office of Graduate Admissions. Admission considerations include:

  1. An undergraduate degree from an accredited academic institute in an allied field.
  2. Official transcripts of all academic coursework previously undertaken
  3. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
  4. Official GRE scores
  5. At least two letters of recommendation
  6. A personal essay regarding career background and goals
  7. Current resume and
  8. 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. A holistic review of each student's application file will be completed with admission offered on a competitive basis.

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