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Criminalistics, MS

Graduate Program Application Process for Criminalistics 

Applicants must satisfy both university and school requirements before admission to the criminalistics graduate degree program. Acceptance to the University does not guarantee acceptance to the School. The application must be completed and submitted online through Cal State Apply.

Applications must be received by March 15, 2021, for Fall Semester 2020 admission. Please note that new criminalistics graduate students are accepted only in the fall semester of each academic year.

Grade Point Average:

For admission to the Criminalistics Graduate Program, a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units (or last 90 quarter units) and 3.0 in the undergraduate major are required for consideration.


Transcripts from all colleges and universities attended must be submitted with the application.

The School’s Graduate Admissions Committee will not consider applications to the Criminalistics Graduate Program until all of the above conditions are met.

If you have questions and would like to request an advisement appointment regarding the Criminalistics Graduate Program, please contact Dr. Katherine A. Roberts

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