Jail

If you have matriculated as a justice studies major, you may apply for a combined B.A.-to-M.A. option after completing 75 credit hours, including at least 20 credit hours in courses counted toward the justice studies major. You must also have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.

Application requirements are listed below; however, the GRE may be waived for B.A.-to-M.A. applicants. B.A.-to-M.A. students are also permitted to count 9 graduate credits toward their undergraduate requirements.

Admission Requirements
  1. A completed application form accompanied by a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  2. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate records.
  3. Prior course work in research methods and quantitative analysis, and at least four undergraduate courses in sociology, a major in a related field or substantial work experience in a justice-related field.
  4. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale in undergraduate course work.
  5. A statement of professional goals, including how the program will prepare your for these goals.
  6. Three letters of recommendation that address your potential to succeed in a graduate program. You must include at least one letter from a professor in a social science course.
  7. A Plan of Study approved by your advisor and appropriate dean.
  8. An interview may be required.