Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Master of Science in Forensic Sociology/Criminology must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with a background in Sociology/Criminology, Social Forensics, Criminal and/or Juvenile Justice, Corrections or another related field. A GPA of 3.0 or higher (some exceptions may apply) is required.

Formal admission to the program is granted only after all admissions materials have been received and reviewed, and all standards have been met. 

To Apply, Complete the Following:

  • Application
  • Transcripts - request that all previous undergraduate (and graduate) institutions send official transcripts to Rosemont;
  • Request three letters of recommendation - one each referencing the following:
    • Academic
    • Field Experience
    • Character
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose: Please submit a 2-page essay describing your rationale in applying to enter Rosemont’s graduate program in Forensic Sociology/Criminology
  • Personal interview with the program director - at his/her discretion

* All written documents (writing sample, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation) must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to .

Contact Us

Stan Clawar

Program Director
610.527.0200 x2356

Graduate Admissions