Yes. All Stud ents must have GRE (Graduate Record Examination) scores submitted directly to The University of Mississippi to be considered for admission. We cannot accept LSAT or GMAT scores as substitutes for a GRE score. A desirable GRE score is at least a 400 on each section and no less than a 3.5 on the writing assessment.
We strongly encourage that the letters be from academic referees who can speak to your ability to do graduate level work, including critical thinking, writing and in class participation.
We have a rolling admission process. The admission committee meets each month and considers all completes app lications. Recommendations are made at each of these meetings a nd are forwarded to the Graduate School. The Graduate School will make the final admission decis ion and will notify you via e-mail.
All applicants shou ld have a GPA score of 3.0 or higher on the last 60 hours of study.
No, not all students who graduate with a Master of Criminal Justice from The University of Mississippi will research and write an independent thesis. Some students will choose to complete a practicum instead.
In order to meet all required deadlines, your application should be submitted as soon as you decide to apply to the Master of Criminal Justice program.
Yes. We will take the highest score achieved.
Please apply to the program no later than April 1 if you are interested in a fall Graduate Assistantship. Please include a letter of interest and a current resume in your application packet to be considered for a Graduate Assistantship.
After completing our 36-hour Masters program, graduates will be prepared to: