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How to Apply


All applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferably with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Or, in addition to a four-year degree, applicants must have credible work experience in a closely related field.

Most importantly, applicants must demonstrate proficiency and understanding in the Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Public Safety fields through their statement of purpose. General admissions information about graduate programs at Rosemont is outlined here.

Submit Supporting Documents

  • Free Online Application.
  • Current Resume.
  • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation.
  • Statement of Purpose: Applicants must submit an essay (2-3 pages typed, double spaced) addressing the following statement: Discuss your professional goals in applying to enter Rosemont’s Homeland Security & Emergency Management program
  • Official Transcripts
    • Note: An applicant’s undergraduate degree must be in a course of study relevant to Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Public Safety, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, or a closely related discipline with relevant work experience as determined to be appropriate by the Program Director.

All written documents (resume or CV, admission prompts, letters of recommendation) must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or PDF document to

Begin When You're Ready: Multiple Start Dates

We know that as a busy adult it can be complicated to find the right time to start classes. To provide you flexibility we offer multiple start terms throughout the year. BUT, why wait? The sooner you begin, the sooner you will realize the benefits of advancing your education at Rosemont College.

  Application Deadline Classes Begin
Fall 1 Monday, August 23, 2021 Monday, August 30, 2021
Fall 2 Monday, October 18, 2021 Monday, October 25, 2021
Spring 1 Monday, January 3, 2022 Monday, January 10, 2022
Spring 2 Monday, February 28, 2022 Monday, March 7, 2022
Summer 1 Monday, May 2, 2022 Monday, May 9, 2022
Summer 2 Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Tuesday, July 5, 2022