West Chester University of Pennsylvania / Department of Criminal Justice is located in West Chester, PA, in a suburban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Master of Science (MS)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
15-credit core (law, research, ethics, theories, and capstone independent research project); 15 additional credits of criminal justice electives
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Applications processed on a rolling basis?
Master's Degree Requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.0; two letters of recommendation
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Application deadlines for financial awards
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Focus of faculty research:
Criminal law, criminal procedure, Constitutional interpretation, drug and alcohol prevention, drug courts, mental health courts, legislation related to sex offending, animal cruelty, pharmaceutical battery, terrorism, law enforcement
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
Location & Contact
University Avenue and High Street West Chester, PA 19383 United States
Dr. Mary Brewster Chair Email: email@example.com Phone: 610-436-2630 Fax: 610-738-0491