Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field, and must have satisfactorily completed undergraduate courses in Statistics and Research Methods. To apply, students must submit the following items to the Office of Graduate Admission:
Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
Letter of Intent (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in Forensic Psychology, career goals and how you can positively contribute to the graduate program at Roger Williams University
Official report of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores sent directly by the Educational Testing Service (ETS) to the Office of Graduate Admission. The ETS School Code for Roger Williams University is 3729
Three letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school
Research Writing Sample, generally of 10 or more pages in length, demonstrating your ability to prepare, execute, and present your research. A junior research proposal is acceptable to satisfy this requirement.
If your first language is not English, an official report of TOEFL or IELTS results
Completed application form accompanied by the $50 application fee
Application Deadline: March 15th
International applicants should also read through this page for additional requirements.
All documents to be mailed should be sent before March 15th directly to:
Office of Graduate Admission
1 Old Ferry Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809
Have questions about the application process? Visit the How to Apply page from the Office of Graduate Admission.