Undergraduate degree from accredited institution. Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher on 4.0 scale. Provide official scores from the GRE general section taken within the last five years. Two letters of recommendation from individuals able to speak to applicant’s academic abilities. Personal statement describing applicant’s career goals and how earning a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice will help them achieve their goals. The Criminal Justice Graduate Admissions Committee also will consider 1) evidence in the applicant’s personal statement and letters of recommendation indicating a strong potential for success in the graduate program, and 2) a grade of “B” or better in two out of two graduate Criminal Justice courses taken by the applicant on a provisional basis at Fayetteville State University. Please refer to the Admissions section of this catalog for additional application information.
Students may take CRJC 670 up to three times with different topics. Instructor permission is required for CRJC 690 and CRJC 691. Courses chosen with guidance of advisor. May take up to 12 semester hours outside the department (of these, a maximum of 6 hours may be transferred from another university.)