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Undergraduate Admission

Graduate Admission

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Master of Science Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in the last 60 credit hours or a master's degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. A written statement of intent that discusses the student’s preparation for graduate study.
  3. If minimum requirements are not met but the applicant has a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 (4.0 scale), the graduate faculty may grant an applicant conditional admission to the program as a pre-major.


    a. A minimum of five years of full-time work experience in the criminal justice field.


    b. A minimum combined score of 290 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

  4. Applications may be accepted after the deadlines published by the Graduate Office for the fall/spring semester. Requests for late application should be made to the department chair.