"My experiences as both a student and graduate assistant have allowed me to work side by side with my professors which has allowed me to learn from their real-world experiences in the field. The entire Criminal Justice Department here at Fairmont State has helped educate me and prepare me for whatever my future holds. Having a master's degree from Fairmont State will increase my career opportunities and give me a competitive edge in today's job market."
Lost Creek, W.Va.
Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice
In addition to meeting the general admission requirements to a master's program at Fairmont State University students applying to the master’s program in criminal justice must meet the following requirements (all application material should be submitted to Student Services):
Continuation in a program of study for provisionally admitted students will be determined based on performance in the first 9 credit hours. Provisionally admitted students must hold a minimum grade point average of 3.0 with no grade lower than “B” in any graduate course. Provisionally admitted students may not have a grade of “I” or “W” in the first 9 credit hours.