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Online MS in Criminal Justice: Admission Requirements

To apply for the online master’s in criminal justice from Methodist University, you’ll need the following:

Online Application FormStart application
Degree and Minimum GPABachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university before starting the first term of the program

Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher
TranscriptsOfficial transcripts from each institution attended
Additional Requirements
  • Two letters of recommendation (one letter must be from a professor or employer)
  • A typed personal statement including your background, interest in attending Methodist University, interest in the program, and your career goals

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If you’d like to learn more about Methodist University’s application process, admissions requirements, tuition and financial aid or specific program details, fill out this form, and we’ll be in touch shortly.

International Students

Methodist University welcomes international students to apply to our online programs. If you are a non-native speaker of English, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be required.

Transfer Credit

You can transfer up to nine credits toward your degree.

Methodist University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher from other regionally accredited institutions of higher education.

To find out whether or not you are eligible, you can request more information or call us at 910.212.4956.

When to Apply

Apply now or call us at 910.212.4956 to make sure you’re enrolled for your intended start date. There are three start dates per year, and applications are due approximately three weeks before each term. When you apply, you’ll hear back in about one to two weeks.