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  School of Criminal Justice 2011–2013 Master of Arts Program Transfer Credits  

Transfer Credits

At least 24 of the 30 credits required for graduation must be taken at Rutgers. A student who has taken graduate credits elsewhere but who has not applied them to another graduate degree may, after the successful completion of 12 credits, petition the M.A. Scholastic Standing Committee to accept 6 equivalent credits toward the degree requirements. The following requirements must be met:

  • courses must be related to the study of criminal justice;
  • the student must have earned a grade of B or better in the course;
  • courses may not include work for a thesis, independent study, or research;
  • only graduate-level courses will be accepted for transfer; and
  • the credits will not have been used toward another degree.

In applying for transfer credit, a student must obtain an official transcript of the grades to be transferred and complete a transfer credit form, which is available in the Office of Academic and Student Services. The transfer credit form and the official transcript should be submitted to the M.A. Scholastic Standing Committee for approval.

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