Jul 19, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025 
Undergraduate Catalog 2024-2025

Master of Science in Criminal Justice Program with Widener University

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The Joint degree program with Widener University leads to Bachelor of Arts degree from Elizabethtown College and a Master of Criminal Justice  (MCJ) from Widener University.  While enrolled at Elizabethtown College, students will fulfill general education Core Program, Signature Learning Experiences, as well as, the curriculum requirements of the Criminal Justice  program.  If accepted into this program, students will be enrolled at Elizabethtown College, as their home institution, as well as online with Widener University, as the host institution.   Any student participating in this joint degree program should notify the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible.    

Elizabethtown College maintains an agreement for an accelerated path to Widener University for a Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MCJ). 

To be admitted to the MCJ at Widener University, students must:

  • Complete an online application for admission at Widener University to the MCJ program in their junior year
  • Application must include: (1) current baccalaureate transcript; and (2) a letter of recommendation from a faculty member
  • Maintain a 3.2 GPA

Students admitted to the MCJ program may take up to 3 courses (determined by faculty advisement) during their senior year online at Widener.  Students enrolled with Widener whom earn a 3.5 GPA or higher in may receive guaranteed admission to the MSW program and an annual part-time MCJ scholarship (add advanced standing plus two year for non-BSW).

For program information and admissions requirements, contact Dr. Conrad Kanagy.

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