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To be considered for admission to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program, applicants must hold an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

To apply, submit the following:

  1. Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework
  2. Personal statement (two double-spaced pages maximum) describing your interest in Criminal Justice, relevant past experiences and career goals
  3. Two letters of recommendation attesting to your potential to succeed in graduate school
  4. If your first language is not English, an official report of TOEFL or IELTS results
  5. Completed application form accompanied by the $50 application fee

Note: Applicants with an overall GPA below 3.00 (B) are strongly encouraged to take either the GRE or MAT.

Preferred Application Deadline:
August 1 for Fall
January 1 for Spring
May 1 for Summer

International applicants should also read through this page for additional requirements.

All documents to be mailed should be sent directly to:

Office of Graduate Admission
1 Old Ferry Rd.
Bristol, RI 02809

For more information, or if you have questions about the application process please contact us at any time.