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Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Criminal Justice (M.S.)

Admissions Information


Getting Started

Please visit the Office of Graduate Studies website or contact Graduate Studies at 239-590-7988 or for an application for admission and additional information about the application process. Satisfaction of minimum University and program requirements does not guarantee admission to a graduate program. Applicants should check with the program for the most up to date admission requirements prior to commencing the application process.

Program Admission Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Completion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) within the last five years with a combined score of quantitative and verbal sections of 900.
  • An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (scale of 4.0).
  • A score of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL for international applicants for whom English is a second language.

Required Application Materials

  • A completed FGCU Graduate Application.
  • One official transcript from each baccalaureate and/or graduate institution attended.
  • One official copy of test scores on the GRE.
  • Three completed reference rating forms/letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant's academic and professional potential
  • An immunization history form.
  • Personal Aspiration Statement 300-500 words.
  • Interview.


Criminal Justice Request for Reference Rating Form (.pdf)