How to Apply

MACJA Admissions

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Hold a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university or college   
  2. Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0   
  3. Work in the criminal justice field

NOTE: The GRE is not required

If you meet the above criteria, follow the steps below to apply:

  1. Complete an online application    
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended.    
  3. Submit two letters of recommendation attesting to the applicant's abilities to succeed at the graduate level.    
  4. Submit a statement of purpose detailing the reason for seeking admission to the MACJA program and future career plans (250-500 words).

These materials should be sent directly to the Department of Criminology:

Dr. Max Bromley
MACJA Program Director, Associate Professor
(813) 974-7281
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Mailing Address:
Department of Criminology - SOC 107
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave. Tampa, Florida 33620-8100