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“My Curry College degree has enhanced my career. I believe I am able to better communicate with citizens, co-workers, and supervisors.”
Brenda Marrero '04
Brockton Police Department
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.
Begin the process online or download, print, and mail the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) application.
Begin the application process online
Print and mail the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) application (PDF) to the Graduate Studies location where you plan to take classes.
Required Application Materials
- 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
- Non-refundable application fee of $50, made payable to Curry College
- 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
On May 12, students, faculty and staff from the Curry College Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program teamed up with Grandmothers against Gun Violence Cape Cod to tackle important questions during the "New Directions in Violence Prevention" Conference, hosted on the Curry campus. Read more...
Students in Curry's MACJ program shared their research, conducted in conjunction with the Boston Police Department, on advancing innovative programs for community safety. Read more...
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.
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.
"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."
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