Master of Science in Criminal Justice

The Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice program at North Georgia College & State University is designed for practitioners already in the field or in military service and others that are seeking to improve their credentials and knowledge base for professional advancement. The program facilitates an academic understanding of the intricate links between political, international, and social systems, and criminal behavior.

The Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice is a 36 semester hour graduate program at North Georgia. All program instruction is delivered on-line. Students may apply for admission and begin studies in the program during fall, spring or summer semesters, as long as the student begins graduate studies within one year of acceptance to the program.

For additional program information, call the Master of Science with a major in Criminal Justice Program, Department of Criminal Justice, 706-864-1904, or write to Master of Science With A Major in Criminal Justice, Department of Criminal Justice, 343 Hansford Hall, North Georgia College & State University, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597-1001.

Application materials may be obtained from the Office of Graduate Admissions (706-864-1543) or from the North Georgia web site at Applicants must pay a one-time, non-refundable application fee. Admission requirements are listed below. When all application materials have been received by the Office of Graduate Admissions, notification will be sent to the applicant and a copy of all materials will be forwarded to the program. After review, notification by mail will be sent from the Criminal Justice program to the applicant verifying acceptance or denial.

Students who are admitted, but do not enroll within one year of acceptance must reapply through the Office of Graduate Admissions. Students who were previously enrolled but have not been in attendance within the last three terms must also reapply. All documents and materials submitted become the property of the university and will not be returned. These materials are kept for one year for incomplete application files and three years for completed and accepted, but not enrolled, files.