Admission Requirements

 

For the M.S. In Criminal Justice with a concentration in Behavior Analysis: 

  • The Saint Joseph's University Graduate application.
  • Official sealed transcript(s) of undergraduate/graduate coursework. If you are a SJU graduate the Office of Graduate Operations will obtain your SJU transcripts for you.
  • Students applying for admission must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) above 3.00 for full admission. Applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.00 will be considered for admission on a provisional basis. Such applicants may be required to submit Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test scores as a condition for admission.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A current resume and/or CV.
  • A personal statement outlining the candidate's professional goals and educational objectives for the program, including the applicant's rationale for program choice and professional study.
  • $35 application fee.*
  • An interview may be required at the discretion of the Program Director. 

For the Post Master's Certifcation in Behavior Analysis

  • The Saint Joseph's University Graduate application.
  • Official sealed transcript(s) of graduate coursework. If you are a SJU graduate the Office of Graduate Operations will obtain your SJU transcripts for you.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • An interview with the Program Director after the application is completed.
  • A current resume and/or CV.
  • A personal statement outlining the candidate's professional goals and educational objectives for the program, including the applicant's rationale for program choice and professional study.
  • $35 application fee.*
  • An interview may be required at the discretion of the Program Director.

*The $35 application fee will be waived for all applicants that attend a Graduate Studies Open House and complete the online satisfaction survey or are SJU alums.

Application Deadlines

The Post Master’s Certificate is offered as a cohort and new cohorts begin each fall semester. Applications should be received by July 15.

International students should visit the International Graduate Applicant page for additional admission requirements.

Questions regarding the application process:

Email: gradcas@sju.edu
Telephone: 
610-660-3131

Please submit supplemental documents to:

Office of Graduate Operations
Saint Joseph's University
5600 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Telephone: 610-660-1101