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Master of Arts in Social Science Applied Criminology:  AdmissionsMaster of Arts in Social Science Applied Criminology:  Admissions

Master of Arts in Social Science Applied Criminology: Admissions

Admission Requirements  
  • Admission Application
  • $25.00 Application Fee
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00or above.
  •  Students with a GPA of 2.50 -2.99 may apply, but must also submit a résumé as well as a typed 500 word essay supporting their application for admission into the program.
  • If you are an International student studying from your country of origin, you must have an official copy of your TOEFL score sent from your testing center.  A minimum TOEFL score of 500 is required on the paper based test, a score of 61 on the Internet based test and a score of 173 on the computer- based test.    An international applicant with a degree from an English speaking college or university may, after consulting with the Graduate Coordinator and the Graduate School, be waived from the TOEFL requirement
  • An official transcript reflecting a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution. Official transcripts from institutions where a degree was not conferred will only be required in cases where the student wishes to have a transfer of credit evaluation completed.

Official transcripts must be submitted via mail.  Supplemental documentation can be received via mail, fax or email. Please mail your documents to:

School of Graduate Studies and Research, Box 91
California University of Pennsylvania
250 University Avenue, Box 91
California, PA  15419
gradschool@calu.edu
724-938-4187

How to Apply

Please complete the following steps to apply for our program:

  • Click on Apply for Graduate Admission to access the online application. 
  • Complete the log in process by clicking first time user account creation. 
  • Select New Application. 
  • From the drop-down menu, choose Graduate Online and hit continue. 
  • Select Admissions Term Fall or Spring and fill in your name.
  • Click Fill Out Application. 
  • For this program, please choose the M.A. in Social Science option under the Planned Course of Study drop-down menu.

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