Master’s degree minimum requirements: for all applicants (domestic and international)
- Bachelor’s degree in a natural science subject, anthropology, forensic science, criminology/criminal justice or closely related field of study.
- An upper-division GPA of 3.0 (B-grade) or better.
Note: Letters of recommendation are not required and are not considered or reviewed in the admission decision process.
If the student does not meet one or more of the above requirements, email Program Director, Dr. Lerah Sutton (firstname.lastname@example.org), as the student may still be eligible for admission.
Additional master’s degree minimum requirements: for international or non-English speaking applicants only
For a person whose native language is not English or for an applicant who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from a non-English speaking country, minimum TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores are 550 for the paper-based, 213 for the computer-based, or 80 for the internet-based exams.
- Non-English speaking countries are those which are not included in the Graduate School’s list of English speaking countries.
- Other Graduate Council-approved English language skills tests may be substituted for the TOEFL, including IELTS and MELAB.
For more information on the necessary scores for English language skills tests, please visit this website.