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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:

  1. Official Transcripts of all academic work (undergraduate and graduate)
  2. 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
  3. Current Resume
  4. A typed, one-two page personal profile statement
  5. A personal interview with the Program Director of the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program may be required

Application Deadlines:
For an August program start- submit all materials by August 1 for priority consideration

 
MACJ Program receives award for "Innovation in Criminal Justice"

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.

Curry’s Criminal Justice Department hosts Two-Day Training

Captain Jody Kasper conducted a two-day training on Curry's Milton campus entitled "How Cops Die - Understanding and Preventing Duty-Related Deaths" in August 2014. Read more...

Filmmaker Dawn Porter speaks at Curry's "Social Justice Series"

Dawn Porter, a lawyer turned filmmaker, visited Curry College to screen her film Gideon's Army and lead a discussion for "The Social Justice Series," in April 2014.  Read more.

MACJ Students partner with BPD and Plymouth IPS

Students in Curry College's Master of Criminal Justice (MACJ) program recently partnered with the Boston Police Department (BPD) and the Plymouth Intensive Probation Supervision (IPS) Court to consult on burglary prevention and recidivism analysis projects.

"West Memphis Three" Member Damien Echols Shares Story

Damien Echols spoke before a standing room only crowd of hundreds of students, faculty, and community members in the Keith Auditorium on Curry College's Milton Campus.

Meet Professor Jen Balboni

"I tell my students at the beginning of each semester, 'In my class, I need you to bring your 'A' game...everyday.' We really do take it to another level," says Criminal Justice Professor Jen Balboni.

Meet John Fratolillo '09

"Pursuing and earning a master's degree gives you an advantage in terms of the growth of your career and in terms of having more knowledge to draw upon," says John Fratolillo '09. "For me, it was about applying that knowledge to my everyday work life."

Meet Carrie Hormanski
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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

Meet Kristopher Kamborian '08

"The professors I've had in the courses I have taken have had an enormous positive effect on not only my job performance, but on me as well. I have learned a lot through the MACJ program and will use what I have learned throughout the rest of my career."

 
 
 

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