The Kennesaw State University Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) is an ideal program for both criminal justice professionals who seek advanced knowledge and skills for career enhancement as well as students who will pursue academic goals at colleges and universities in Georgia and around the nation. With over 650 majors in its current undergraduate program in Criminal Justice, the MSCJ expands the criminal justice curriculum to offer students graduate courses in the areas of criminal justice policy and Global/International Perspectives in Criminal Justice. The latter will include both an ‘International Criminal Justice Experience’ study abroad opportunity and a comparative criminal justice systems course.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)
International Student Requirements:
1. International applicants must have their foreign credentials evaluated by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Course-by-course evaluations, equivalence to an accredited U.S. degree or number of years toward completion, and grade point average equivalents are required.
2. International students from countries where English is not the primary language must submit a TOEFL score of 550 (or 213 if using computer-based total or 80 if using Internet-based total) or above to be considered for admission. Applicants from Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominica, Ghana, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tobago, Trinidad, United Kingdom, or Zimbabwe may be exempt from this requirement.
3. As an alternative to TOEFL, the IELTS will be accepted; the minimum required score is 6.0.
4. Affidavit of support from the sponsor (F-1 Visa students only)