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  1. When are courses in the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program held?

    The LMU MSCJ program is a fully online graduate program. While there are weekly assignments, courses are asynchronous and can be accessed via Blackboard at any time.

  2. Where are courses in the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program held?

    You can access the courses in the LMU MSCJ program from anywhere that you have a computer or device with Internet access. All courses in this program are online.

  3. How much does the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program cost?

    The tuition for the LMU MSCJ program is $485 per credit hour. A $30 comprehensive fee will be charged to each student in addition to tuition ($15 per semester for fall and spring). Additional fees may apply.

  4. How do I apply to the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program?

    To apply to the LMU MSCJ program, please visit https://applynow.lmunet.edu/. Use the code "MSCJWEBPAGE" to waive the $50 application fee.

  5. When are the deadlines for program applications?

    While there are no set deadlines for program applications to the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program, the LMU AHSS Graduate School Selection Committee would prefer that applications be submitted a minimum of three-to-four weeks before the start of a new semester.

  6. Do I need to pass the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program?

    No, the LMU MSCJ program does not currently require that students take the GRE exam in order to be admitted into the program.

  7. Are letters of recommendation required for admission into the LMU Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program?

    Yes, the LMU MSCJ program requires applicants to submit a minimum of two letters of recommendation from sources that can speak to your character and work ethic, such as a former undergraduate instructor, or an employer. In addition to letters of recommendation, an entrance interview may be requested by the graduate school selection committee.

  8. Where should letters of recommendation be sent?

    Letters of recommendation should be sent to Layton Byrd, the Graduate School Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail (layton.byrd@lmunet.edu) or by mail to our Harrogate campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Layton Byrd, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.

  9. Where should undergraduate transcripts be sent?

    Undergraduate transcripts should be sent to Layton Byrd, the Graduate School Administrative Assistant for the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, via e-mail (layton.byrd@lmunet.edu) or by mail to our Harrogate campus at Lincoln Memorial University, c/o Layton Byrd, 6965 Cumberland Gap Pkwy, Harrogate, Tennessee 37752.

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