M.A. Program - How to Apply

Applications are currently be accepted for Fall 2015.

You must be admitted to the UNC Graduate School before the Criminal Justice selection committee reviews your request. To apply, submit the following materials in a single packet along with the current application fee. Failure to submit all required materials together will delay evaluation and screening of your application. A complete application process discussion and web sites can be found in the Masters Handbook.

Graduate School Requirements

The MACJ Admissions Committee reviews all completed applications and makes admissions decisions. Admission to the MACJ program is based upon the applicant’s academic history, standardized test scores, letters of recommendations, work experience, and potential for academic and career success.

UNC’s MACJ program accepts a new cohort each fall semester. Admission materials may be submitted year round. Early admissions are decided by May 15 and standard admission decisions by June 15.

For More Information

For further information about the M.A. in Criminal Justice at UNC, feel free to contact the Criminal Justice graduate director.