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Major: M.A. in Criminal Justice Program
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When you apply to Curry College, you'll start the degree program that puts you on the path to success. Our friendly team is here to help you every step of the way.
Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) Admission
Complete these steps to be well on your way to earning your MACJ:
Please complete this application form (PDF), enclose a non-refundable fee of $50.00 and return both to the Graduate Studies Department. Make check or money order payable to Curry College. Each applicant must also forward the following:
- Official Transcripts of all academic work (undergraduate and graduate)
- Two sealed letters of recommendation:
- One from someone in a position to know your work (paid or volunteer)
- One from someone else in a position to evaluate your potential for graduate education
- Current Resume
- A typed, one-two page personal profile statement
- A personal interview with the Program Director of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program may be required
For an August program start- submit all materials by August 1 for priority consideration
The Massachusetts Association of Criminal Justice Education (MACJE) has recognized the Curry College Master of Arts Program (MACJ) with an award for "Innovation in Criminal Justice." Read more.
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Carrie Hormanski chose Curry College for her bachelor's degree in criminal justice, and decided to continue her education with Curry's Master of Arts in Criminal Justice degree program. Read more