Do you require the GRE for this program?

There is no GRE required for admission into this program.

May current or former supervisors provide recommendations?

Yes! In addition to your professors, current or former supervisors may also provide recommendations.

How long does it take to complete the MSCJC degree?

Students may complete the degree in as few as 3 semesters with full-time status, while most full-time students complete the degree between 3 and 4 semesters. Part-time study is also available.

Do you have an online program?

Yes, you can complete the master’s in criminal justice and criminology entirely online or through a mix of in-person and online classes.

Do I have to do an internship?

Internships, or field placements, are not required. Students may take up to three credits of field placement.

When do classes meet?

Core classes and most electives meet during the evenings, while some electives may be held online or meet during the day.

Do I need a bachelor’s in criminal justice to apply to this program? If not, will I be at a disadvantage?

We encourage students with bachelor’s degrees in a related field to apply.

Students entering without a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice are not at a disadvantage; they will learn core concepts about the criminal justice system and criminology along the way.