Graduate Application Deadlines

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Spring 2024 Application Deadlines

Fall 2024 Application will be available early December. 

Degree Programs
Program Early Decision Deadline Final Deadline
Criminal Justice (MA/ Online & On-campus) 11/01/23 12/01/23
Digital Forensics & Cybersecurity (MS) 12/01/23
Economics (MA) Fall Only
Human Rights (MA/ Online & On-campus) 12/01/23
Forensic Mental Health Counseling (MA) 11/01/2023 11/15/23
Forensic Psychology (MA) 11/01/2023 11/15/2023
Forensic Psych & Law (MA/JD w/CUNY Law School (Fall Only) Fall Only
Forensic Psych & Law (MA/JD w/ New York Law School (Fall Only) Fall Only
Forensic Science (Fall Only) Fall Only
Emergency Management (MS/ Online)* 12/01/2023
International Crime & Justice (MA/Online & On-campus) 11/01/2023 11/15/2023
Public Administration: Public Policy & Admin (MPA/ Online & On-campus) 12/01/2023
Public Administration: Inspection & Oversight (MPA/ Online & On- Campus) 12/01/2023
Public Accountability & Law (MPA & Law w/CUNY Law School MPA/JD) Fall Only
Security Management (MS/Online)* 12/01/2023
Advanced Certificates
Applied Digital Forensic Science 12/01/23
Computer Science & Digital Forensics 12/01/23
Criminal Investigation (Online & On-campus) 11/01/2023 12/01/23
Crime Prevention & Analysis (Online & On-campus) 11/01/2023 12/01/23
Emergency Management (Online) 12/01/23
Health Care Inspection & Oversight (Online)* 12/01/23
Race & Criminal Justice 11/01/2023 12/01/23
Terrorism (Online & On-campus) 11/01/2023 12/01/23
Transnational Organized Crime Studies (Online & On-campus) 11/01/2023 11/15/23
Victimology Studies 11/01/2023 11/15/23

We will review applications starting in early October, and admit students on a rolling basis until the deadline when all required documents are due. We recommend students apply before the deadline to get admitted early.

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. 

Once students submit their applications online, all official transcripts, test scores, and letters of recommendations must be emailed to

CUNY students from 2004 to present do not need to provide CUNY transcripts.

International students should apply no later than April 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 December 1, 2023.

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

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