Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines

Spring 2021 Application Deadlines

Fall 2021 applications open on December 6th

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Program Early Decision Deadline Final Deadline
Criminal Justice (MA/ Online & On-campus)  November 15 December 1
Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity (MS)    December 1
Economics (MA)   n/a
Human Rights (MA)   December 1
Forensic Mental Health Counseling (MA) November 15

December 1

Forensic Psychology (MA)  November 15 December 1
Forensic Psych & Law (MA/JD w/CUNY Law School n/a n/a
Forensic Psych & Law (MA/JD w/ New York Law School n/a n/a
Forensic Science n/a n/a
Emergency Management (MS/ Online)*    December 1
International Crime & Justice (MA/Online & On-campus) November 1 November 15
Public Administration: Public Policy & Admin (MPA/ Online & On-campus)   December 1

Public Administration: Inspection & Oversight (MPA/ Online & On- Campus)

Public Accountability & Law (MPA & Law w/CUNY Law School, MPA/JD)


December 1



Protection Management (MA)    December 1
Security Management (MS/Online)*    December 1
Joint Protection Management & Public Administration (MS/MPA)   December 1
Applied Digital Forensic Science    December 1
Computer Science & Digital Forensics    December 1
Criminal Investigation (Online & On-campus) November 15 December 1
Crime Prevention & Analysis  November 15 December 1
Emergency Management    December 1
Health Care Inspection & Oversight (Online)*   December 1
Post Graduate Certificate in Forensic Psychology November 15 December 1
Race & Criminal Justice  November 15 December 1
Terrorism (Online & On-campus) November 15 December 1
Transnational Organized Crime Studies (Online & On-campus)   

November 15

Victimology Studies November 15 December 1

*Program is Online Only                                                                                                                                                                  n/a is Fall Entry Only

As of March 18, 2020, the Graduate Admissions Office will only be available virtually. We have open office hours virtually and students can contact us via email or text only.

Spring 2021 classes will be mostly virtual, with the exception of Science classes.

Students can submit their application as soon as they have completed all sections of the online application. The names of recommenders and the personal statement are required to submit the application. We will review applications starting in September and admit students on a rolling basis until one week after the deadline when all required documents are due. We recommend students apply before the deadline to get admitted early.

  •  Once students submit their applications online, all official transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendations must be emailed to the
  •  CUNY students from 2004 to present do not need to provide CUNY transcripts.
  • **International students should apply no later than May 1 to ensure timely processing of admissions and student visa paperwork processing. International students can continue to apply after this date until the final application deadline noted above and will be processed if time allows.
  • If students are admitted with unofficial transcripts, they will need to provide our office with official transcripts directly from their BA degree noted institution before January 15, 2021.


*Deadline extensions will be posted above if available. Contact us at