Master of Science in Criminal Justice Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to the MSCJ program must meet these four requirements.

An undergraduate degree in criminal justice or related field.

Two years of experience in criminal justice or related field. Students not meeting this criteria will be required to complete an internship once admitted to the program to earn the degree.

At least three letters of recommendation, two of the three of which must be from individuals in the criminal justice profession who have either supervised or observed the applicant’s performance.

Complete a statement of purpose.

Deadline for Applications

Fall Semester – May 15
Summer Session – January 15
Spring Semester – October 15

Contact Person

Elizabeth S. Marsal, PhD
Associate Professor and Criminal Justice Coordinator
252.985.5109 fax