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Actuarial and Statistical Analysis
Applied Computing
Biology 120
Biology, Computational and Integrative 121
Business and Science 137
Chemistry 160
Childhood Studies 163
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Computer Science 198
Creative Writing 200
Criminal Justice 202
English 350, 352, 354, 615, 842
Forensic Science 412
History 512
Industrial Mathematics
Liberal Studies 606
Mathematical Sciences 645
Psychology 830
Public Administration 834, 831
Public Affairs 824
Teacher Education 956
World Languages and Cultures 410
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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 Graduate School-Camden Childhood Studies 163 Admission Requirements  

Admission Requirements

Admission to the master of arts (M.A.) program is based on a combination of undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) transcripts with a minimum 3.0 GPA, a statement of purpose, and at least one, preferably two, letters of recommendation. Students who complete the M.A. program and then wish to pursue a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in childhood studies must complete a separate application to the Ph.D. program.

Admission to the Ph.D. program is based on a combination of undergraduate (and graduate, if applicable) transcripts with a minimum 3.2 GPA, GRE scores, a statement of purpose, a writing sample (10+ pages), and no less than three letters of recommendation. Admissions decisions are based on a combination of the candidate's academic qualifications and their match with areas of faculty expertise (these areas are described on the department's faculty page).

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