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Criminal Justice program

Criminal Justice Administration (MS)

Your Next Step Forward

The Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration will provide you the knowledge and skills you need as a leader in the criminal justice field. As a graduate of the program, you will be ready to advance into leadership positions in corrections, courts, and law enforcement agencies, as well as private agencies such as residential treatment centers, halfway houses, and private security firms. If you are considering law school or doctoral studies, the MS program will provide you with a strong foundation.

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  •  Admission Requirements

    New Student Admission Requirements

    • Applicants must submit official copies of transcripts from the college conferring their bachelor’s degree and any graduate level courses; Ferris State University graduates do not need to submit transcripts.
    • Three completed reference forms from faculty or agency employers.
    • A 500 word, two pages double-spaced, personal statement indicating why the applicant is pursuing the master’s degree at Ferris State University.
    • An updated resume.

    Transfer Student Admission Requirements

    • Applicants must submit official copies of transcripts from the college conferring their bachelor’s degree and any graduate level courses; Ferris State University graduates do not need to submit transcripts.
    • Three completed reference forms from faculty or agency employers.
    • A 500 word, two pages double-spaced, personal statement indicating why the applicant is pursuing the master’s degree at Ferris State University.
    • An updated resume.

    Applicants are required to submit professional references. You may do so using the Professional Reference Form.

  •  Faculty and Staff

    Timothy Eklin

    Associate Professor

    Joseph Ferrandino

    Director, Criminal Justice

    Stephen Guilliat

    Adjunct Instructor

    Russell Lewis

    Professor

    Nancy Hogan, PhD

    Professor

    Gregory Vanderkooi

    Professor

    David R. White

    Assistant Professor

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