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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 (Regular) 

  • Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 3.00 or higher (Students with a GPA below 3.00 may apply for conditional admission)
  • Official transcripts from an accredited undergraduate institution
  • For International Applicants:  TOEFL score of 213 on computer-based exam, 550 on paper-based exam or 80 on Internet-based exam.  A satisfactory viva voce interview with a member of the graduate faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice may be considered in lieu of the minimum score

        Conditional Admission Requirements

  • Conditional Admission may be granted for a period not to exceed two terms with the following modifications of the Regular Admissions Requirements:
    • GPA under 3.00 will be reviewed for a decision
    • Unofficial transcripts
    • Resume
    • 500-word essay supporting application

  How to Apply:

School of Graduate Studies and Research
California University of Pennsylvania
Box 91
250 University Ave.
California, PA 15419

  • Submit unofficial transcripts and other documents by mail (using the address above), email (gradschool@calu.edu) or fax (724-938-5712)

For additional information:

Email: appliedcriminology@calu.edu
Phone: 1.866.595.6348

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