How to Apply

How to Apply

To apply to the Master of Arts program in International Crime and Justice click here.

The Master of Arts in International Crime and Justice Program welcomes applicants who have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, or international equivalent, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. In addition, applicants should have successfully completed an undergraduate statistics course. Students may be conditionally admitted without undergraduate statistics but must complete this course within the first year of the program. The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required.

Applicants are asked to submit:

  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and other graduate coursework
  •  Three letters of recommendation 
  •  A personal statement of approximately 500 words giving reasons for wanting to pursue graduate study
  • A writing sample of 5-10 pages (of a research or analytical paper)
     

The Admissions Committee may request interviews with applicants.

Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at 212-237-8863 or graduateadmissions@jjay.cuny.edu for any questions regarding the admissions review process.