Admission Requirements

Applicants for the Master of Science in Forensic Sociology/Criminology must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year college or university with a background in Sociology/Criminology, Social Forensics, Criminal and/or Juvenile Justice, Corrections or another related field. A GPA of 3.0 or higher (some exceptions may apply) is required.

Formal admission to the program is granted only after all admissions materials have been received and reviewed, and all standards have been met. 

To apply to the MS in Forensic Sociology & Criminology program, the following must be completed:

  • Application
  • Transcripts - request that all previous undergraduate (and graduate) institutions send official transcripts to Rosemont;
  • Request three letters of recommendation - one each referencing the following:
    • Academic
    • Field Experience
    • Character
  • Resume
  • Personal interview with the program director - at his/her discretion

Statement of Purpose

Statement of purpose: Please submit a 2-page essay describing your rationale in applying to enter Rosemont’s graduate program in Forensic Sociology/Criminology

* All written documents (writing sample, statement of purpose, letters of recommendation) must be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to .