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Continuing Education

Application Information - Masters of Science for Law and Justice

Benefits to Choosing CWU at Kent

With access and affordability as a core component of the program, students are able to earn their advanced degree in their community without having to relocate. Tuition is set at only $389 per credit, making this affordable program highly competitive for those wishing to further their knowledge and advance their career. With class scheduling centered around the working professional, we believe convenience and access are essential to student success. The majority of courses are hybrid: three hours a week in the classroom and two hours a week online. There will be a few entirely online courses, but the program cannot be completed entirely online. Face-to-face classes are conveniently held in the early evenings to allow students to maintain employment and/or pursue an internship.

Application Procedure

NOTE: We are accepting applications now for our Fall 2014 cohort. The priority
deadline for review is April 1st, 2014.

  1. Complete the online application process at Alternatively, you can submit a paper application found here and submit it along with the $50 application fee. Please note that online applications may be processed more quickly than paper applications.
  2. Write a statement, approximately 500 words, of educational and professional objectives outlining your career goals and detailing any additional information that will help the admissions committee understand your education objectives and needs.
  3. Obtain three letters of recommendation written by professors or others capable of assessing your potential for success in a graduate program.
  4. Obtain official transcripts from all universities and colleges you have attended.

Admission Requirements

  1. A bachelor’s degree in the social sciences from a recognized four-year college or university 1. in the U.S. or the equivalent from an institution abroad, or a bachelor’s degree and professional experience.
  2. At least a 3.0 average GPA in all coursework attempted during the last 90 quarter (60 semester) hours of study.