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For Incoming Students

Incoming first-year students interested in this program will receive notification of eligibility upon acceptance to the University; no additional application is required.

  • Eligible students entering Fall 2021 will be invited to join a Bachelor's + Master's program in May.
  • Prospective students applying for Fall 2022 and beyond will express interest in the program on the application for admission.

Incoming transfer students interested in this program will receive additional guidance on how to apply after they have been granted admission to the University.

  • Eligible students entering Fall 2021 will be provided instructions on how to apply to a Bachelor's + Master's program by May.
  • Prospective students applying for Fall 2022 and beyond will express interest in the program on the application for admission.

Contact Admissions

Please contact the admission office to speak with an admission representative. You can reach us by phone at 732-571-3456, or email admission@monmouth.edu.

Criminal Justice (M.A.) – Community-Law Enforcement Relations Track

Develop the critical-thinking and research skills necessary for problem solving and policy making in the criminal justice field. Core courses in the general track focus on theories of criminal offending, the legal system, ethics and society, and using state-of-the-art technology to analyze data. Build upon this foundation with the Community-Law Enforcement Relations Track, which prepares criminal justice professionals to initiate and develop community-based programming, and equips students with the tools, strategies, and unique perspectives needed to be a leader and create positive change within their community. 

Criminal Justice (M.A.) – Homeland Security Track

Develop the critical-thinking and research skills necessary for problem solving and policy making in the criminal justice field. Core courses in the general track focus on theories of criminal offending, the legal system, ethics and society, and using state-of-the-art technology to analyze data. Build upon this foundation with the Homeland Security Track, which provides students with a balanced perspective on the study and practices of the criminal justice system with core competencies in areas including intelligence analysis, strategic planning, and comprehensive anti-terror strategies. The Homeland Security Track was created by experts in the field and allows students to gain experience within various levels of government and the private sector.

Criminal Justice (M.A.) – Intelligence Analyst Track

Develop the critical-thinking and research skills necessary for problem solving and policy making in the criminal justice field. Core courses in the general track focus on theories of criminal offending, the legal system, ethics and society, and using state-of-the-art technology to analyze data. Build upon this foundation with the Intelligence Analyst Track, which prepares students to gather, organize, analyze, and interpret data that informs high-level decision making across multiple criminal justice sectors. You will learn to predict and prevent crime by studying advanced analytical techniques, strategic planning, geographic information mapping, database usage, and more. 

Criminal Justice (M.A.) – Leadership Track

Develop the critical-thinking and research skills necessary for problem solving and policy making in the criminal justice field. Core courses in the general track focus on theories of criminal offending, the legal system, ethics and society, and using state-of-the-art technology to analyze data. Build upon this foundation with the Leadership Track, which focuses on the practical application of leadership and management theories. Under the direction of faculty with prominent experience in the criminal justice field, you will learn how to analyze complex public sector challenges and manage the day-to-day operations of law enforcement and public agencies.

Criminal Justice (M.A.)

Develop the critical-thinking and research skills necessary for problem solving and policy making in the criminal justice field. Core courses in the general track focus on theories of criminal offending, the legal system, ethics and society, and using state-of-the-art technology to analyze data. Build upon this foundation with the one of four pertinent tracks—Community-Law Enforcement Relations Track, Intelligence Analyst Track, Homeland Security Track, or Leadership Track—that will provide students with the tools to understand the issues facing our society and develop policy to address those issues.

Anthropology (M.A.)

Combine classroom learning with exciting fieldwork opportunities to gain a foundational knowledge of the world’s cultures and people as you prepare for a career in a large number of fields where cross-cultural concerns are important — from education to research and business to public health. In addition to studying with experienced and well-published faculty, you will conduct original research in cultural anthropology, cultural resource management, historic preservation, and more. You will benefit from both valuable experience and expert training in archaeological and ethnographic methods, as well as other qualitative tools relevant for a successful career in this field.

Criminal Justice

Discover the patterns and motives of criminal behavior with a combination of academic theory and hands-on experience. You will study topics like behavioral science and cyber security while exploring the nature and history of the criminal justice system. As an undergraduate, you will have the opportunity to complete an internship with police departments, prosecutors’ offices, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Department of Justice, and more.

English (M.A.)

A Master of Arts degree in English can open up opportunities of all kinds. Whether you are looking ahead to a career as a writer or publisher, content marketer, or you would like to teach at the college level, earning an M.A. in English can increase your chances in a highly competitive job market, help you qualify for a specific role, and give you a skill set employers are seeking. In our M.A. in English program, you’ll hone your craft through multiple concentration options, including Creative Writing, Literature, and Rhetoric and Writing. In addition to completing a thesis or manuscript, you will gain essential tools for entering the job market by completing internships, creating conference proposals, preparing scholarly or literary works for publication, and more. Apply your skills to virtually any field, including communications, college teaching, digital humanities, business, research, government, human resources, and more.

Spanish

Achieve linguistic and cultural proficiency while becoming confident in local, national, and international markets. Explore the history and culture of the Hispanic world through the study of literature, media, linguistics, business, and more. Gain versatile communication skills required for careers in areas such as education, translation, law, medicine, and media around the world. 

Sociology

Whether you want to enter the realms of academia, business, or law enforcement, the opportunities for B.A. in Sociology holders are as varied as they are numerous. In the pursuit of your degree, you will learn the ways in which people interact, and how that interaction affects behavior, belief systems, and choices. With a B.A. in Sociology, your career choices will include social, nonprofit, and research organizations; private companies; social services; and government agencies.