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MA-MLS Admission Requirements

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. 

If you have any questions about your application, please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at .

  • Free Online Application.
  • Request all previous undergraduate (and graduate) institutions to send your official transcripts to Rosemont. (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.)
  • Two letters of recommendation from an academic or professional reference
  • Submission of your professional resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of Purpose: Please submit an essay (typed, double-spaced, 500 words maximum) detailing your goals in earning the Master of Arts in Homeland Security & Emergency Management.

All written documents (writing sample, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation) must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to . Please include your name and contact information on the documents.