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Criminal Justice

Description

The Master’s degree in Criminal Justice is designed to provide a foundation in applied research and theory, seminars in substantive areas of criminal justice activity, and focused scholarship on issues of importance in Idaho.

Website

https://sps.boisestate.edu/criminaljustice/ma-cj

Degree Requirements

Master of Arts in Criminal Justice, M.A.


Contact Information

Dr. Lisa Growette-Bostaph
lisabostaph@boisestate.edu
(208) 426-3886
Albertsons Library Building
1910 University Dr., Boise, ID  83725-1955

Admission Requirements

  1. Apply to the Graduate College and satisfy the minimum admissions requirements of the Graduate College. International applicants must satisfy the international admissions requirements.
  2. A baccalaureate degree in Criminal Justice or a related social or behavioral science from a regionally accredited U.S. institution of higher learning or from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree by the International Admissions Office.
  3. A Statement of Purpose explaining the student’s reasons for seeking admission and what they hope to achieve in the program.
  4. 4. Successful completion of the following:
    a.) An undergraduate statistics course.
    b.) An undergraduate criminal justice theories course.
    c.) CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice or its equivalent.
  5. GRE scores if your cumulative GPA is below a 3.00.
  6. Three letter of recommendation from professors/instructors competent to judge the student’s likelihood of success in a graduate course of study.

Application and Materials Deadlines

Fall Semester: April 1
Spring Semester: October 1