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Admission Requirements

Master’s degree applicants must meet the requirements of the Graduate School and the following departmental minimum criteria to be admitted to graduate study:

  • bachelor’s degree from a college or university that is accredited by its regional accrediting association
  • normally a  minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.8 overall on a 4.0 scale
  • a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score and two letters of recommendation

Once you have completed all the requirements, you may apply for admission to the program. For more information about the program and course requirements and restrictions, contact Jerome McKean, CJC graduate faculty advisor, or Gary Crawley, graduate faculty advisor in the Department of Political Science.

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Ball State University
North Quad, Room 278
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 765-285-5979
Fax: 765-285-5912