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Master of Arts in Criminal Justice

Program Requirements

Regular Status 

Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be regularly admitted:


Any graduate, terminal, or professional degree from a regionally accredited university

OR
a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university

OR
a GPA of 2.75 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited university



Conditional Status

Applicants must meet one of the following minimum requirements to be conditionally admitted:

Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.5 (based on a 4.0 scale) from a regionally accredited university

OR
a GPA of 2.5 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework from a regionally accredited university

OR
Minimum formula score of 622.6 (2.2 GPA x 283 GRE)

OR
With a GPA of 2.2 or higher, some candidates with 5 years of employment in a relevant field of study may qualify for a waiver of test scores.

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Are classes offered online?
This program is offered fully online.

How long will it take to complete the program?
Typically, students complete the program in 18 to 24 months.

Will I have to write a thesis?
You can complete the thesis option, which includes 33 credit hours of coursework, or you can opt for the non-thesis option that includes 36 credit hours of coursework.

 




 

Next steps...

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Criminal Justice, M.A.


Still have questions? 

Contact our program coordinator for more information:

Dr. Rob Hanser
Graduate Coordinator, Criminal Justice
School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Strauss Hall 216

318-342-1443
hanser@ulm.edu


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