BA in Criminal Justice/MA in Criminology
Students interested in furthering their studies in criminology may pursue the combined BA in Criminal Justice/MA in Criminology. Coursework draws from criminal law, forensic science, abnormal psychology, human rights, ethics and much more.
The BA/MA program allows students to complete nine graduate credits as part of their undergraduate program, thereby completing the master’s degree within five and a half years. Students must earn a B or better in all graduate courses and complete the thesis requirement for MA in Criminology students.
- Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.40 in GW classes and 3.50 in the major at the time of application.
- Complete at least 75 undergraduate credits.
- Apply to the graduate portion of the program no later than April 1 of the junior year.
- Complete a Combined Degree Program Application Form.
- Prepare and submit all required materials to the department director of graduate studies (not CCAS Graduate Studies). Note: Combined degree applicants are not required to submit GRE scores.
- Students need not pay the application fee for the MA application.