Criminology & Criminal Justice
    432C Farrah Hall, Box 870320, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Criminology & Criminal Justice, MS
 
 
 
Program Director(s): Dr. Adam Lankford, (205) 348-9901
Application Contact: Dr. Adam Lankford, (205) 348-9901
Application Deadline: For students who would like to start in the fall semester: Early admission: February 15 (students applying by this date will receive extra consideration for funding) Regular admission: June 15 For students who would like to start in the spring semester: Early admission: October 1 (students applying by this date will receive extra consideration for funding) Regular admission: November 15
Allow Admission with Permission to Continue?    Yes.
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   No.
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   Yes. Is test score waived for AMP applicants? Yes.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV Optional but recommended.
Letters of RecommendationThree letters of recommendation.
TranscriptPlease upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission). Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (GRE School Code: 1830). No admission test required for applicants with an overall GPA of 3.5 or greater.
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300. Students who do not meet these requirements, but who excel in other areas, may be considered for Admission with Permission to Continue.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.
Writing SampleRequired.

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