For BS in Criminal Justice and Criminology or BS in Forensic Science, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission:


Applicants must have or will have completed a BA/BS degree from a nationally accredited university. Applicants are not required to take the Graduate Record Exam. All applicants must submit a writing sample, a personal statement of purpose, three letters of references, and official transcripts.

For MA in Criminal Justice and Criminology, request information.

BS/MA in Criminal Justice and Criminology

The BS/MA degree program is rigorous and focused. Applicants must have a 3.5 overall GPA, apply in their junior year, and complete these courses in Criminal Justice and Criminology with at least a 3.5 GPA before their senior year: CJC 101, 201, 205, and two of the following four courses; CJC 202, 203, 204, or 323. All prospective students must also complete a statistics class, such as CJC 206 or STAT 103. To view course descriptions, click here.

A student admitted to the program must satisfy all undergraduate degree requirements, including core and major requirements.

For more information or an application form for the 5-year BS/MA program, contact Dr. Maribeth Rezey, Graduate Program Director:

Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology
Loyola University Chicago Mundelein Center, Room 805A
1032 W. Sheridan Road,
Chicago, IL 60660
Phone: 773.508.8375