How To Apply (Step By Step)
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The purpose of the Master of Criminology & Criminal Justice program is to provide graduate level learning opportunities to students interested in advancing their knowledge in the areas of criminological theory and administrative theory as applied to the criminal justice system. Students may advance their skills and knowledge in research in applied aspects of criminology and criminal justice. With guidance from faculty, students may select courses from an array of electives to satisfy their academic and career goals.
Applying for the Master of Criminology & Criminal Justice degree consists of 5 simple steps:
- Completing the Graduate Application
- Sending Your Official Transcripts
- Submitting Materials
- Enclosing Application Fee
- Maintaing Contact With Us
If you are considering applying to FAU, we recommend reading through each of the steps, and the detailed explanation of each step before starting with the application process.
Once you have been accepted for admission into the university, it is strongly recommeded that you contact your academic advisor and faculty advisor to assist you before you register for classes. Contacts for this program can be found below.
Step 1: Complete the Application
You can submit your application online.
Note: All materials in the next few steps must be submitted together with your application.
Step 2: Send Your Transcripts
Request that two official transcripts from the Registrar of each college or university you have attended (except FAU) be sent directly to you.
When you receive the transcripts, do not open the envelopes, but include them unopened in your materials packet. If FAU was your last school attended and you were a degree-seeking student, it is likely that your transcripts are on record.You will be notified if they are not.
For informatiion on transcripts for international students, please contact the Graduate Admissions office at 561-297-3624 or 1-800-299-4FAU.
Step 3: Submit Materials
Each applicant should submit the following three documents through email to the Academic Advisor (see name and email below):
- A letter of application, explaining the potential student’s interest in the program and reasons for applying.
- An example of the student’s written work.
- A current resume.
The GRE is NOT required for admission; however, if a student does not have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher in the last 60 hours of work attempted at the undergraduate level, the applicant can submit his/her score on the Graduate Record Exam (only GRE scores from within the last 5 years will be accepted).
Step 4: Enclose Application Fee
The application fee of $30 must be in U.S. currency. Fee can be paid by credit card, check, or money order. Check or money order should be made payable to Florida Atlantic University and must be drawn on a U.S. bank; U.S. postal money orders, international money orders or U.S. traveler's checks are acceptable.
Step 5: Stay In Touch With Us
Place all documents together in one envelope and return to:
Florida Atlantic University, Graduate Admissions, SU 80, RM. 101
777 Glades Road
P.O. Box 3091
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
Staying in contact with the Admissions Office will help us serve your needs throughout the application and enrollment process.
email@example.com or call us:
Main telephone number: (561) 297-3040
Fax number: (561) 297-2758
For any questions regarding the Master of Science in Criminology & Criminal Justice degree program, please contact Todd Hedrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) – Academic Advisor, at 561-297-2316 or Dr. Rachel Boba Santos - Program Coordinator, at (email@example.com). You may also request more information by filling out the form found here. Someone will contact you within 48 hours.
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