Master of Science

Criminal Justice

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (  
    • Formal essay focused on:  
      • Academic and work history  
      • Reason for pursuing graduate study in criminal justice  
      • Future career goals 
    • Current resume  
    • $50 application fee 
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 3.00 or higher)  
    • Undergraduate social science research methods course with grade of C or better 
    • Undergraduate statistics course with a grade of C or better  
    • Applicants with a GPA of 2.70 to 2.99 may be considered conditionally

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail: 

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050