Criminal Justice Admission Requirements

Candidates seeking admission to Lasell College's Criminal Justice graduate degree must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

Lasell's Criminal Justice graduate degree program offers three concentrations: Emergency and Crisis Management, Homeland Security and Global Justice, Violence Prevention and Advocacy, and Criminal Justice: Self-Designed Option.

Admission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework *
  3. Two letters of recommendation 
  4. A one page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates with fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.

*Materials should be addressed to:

The Office of Graduate Enrollment
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Ave. 
Newton, MA 02466