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California State University, Long Beach
Department of Criminal Justice

Criminology and Criminal Justice
Graduate Student Handbook

The School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management has developed a comprehensive handbook to assist both prospective and matriculated graduate students.

The handbook contains information about a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Information about the School's Mission, Goals, and Objectives
  • Important Definitions
  • Applying for Graduate Admission, including information on:
    • Course Prerequisites
    • The Application Process
    • Application Materials
    • Financial Assistance
    • Out-of-State Tuition Waivers
  • Information for Accepted Students about Matriculating, including information on:
    • Notifying Us of Your Intent to Matriculate
    • Registering Using MyCSULB
    • Obtaining an ID Card
    • Obtaining a CSULB Email Account
    • Parking
    • Academic Load
    • Graduate Student Orientation Sessions
  • Degree Requirements, including information on:
    • Required, Core Courses
    • The Qualifying Examination
    • Elective Courses
    • Capstone Experiences
    • Transfer Credit
    • Degree Limitations
    • Grades
    • Withdrawal Policy
    • Academic Probation
    • Academic Disqualification
    • Residency Requirements
    • Educational Leaves
    • Time Limitations
    • GS 700
  • Advancing to Candidacy
  • Theses and Comprehensive Examinations
  • Graduation
  • Scholarly Conferences
  • Honors and Awards
  • Special University Resources
  • University and School Policies and Standards of Conduct

 

 

View and/or Download Graduate Handbook

  • Press here to obtain the 2014-2015 edition of the handbook.

  • Press here to obtain the 2013-2014 edition of the handbook.

  • Press here to obtain the 2012-2013 edition of the handbook.

  • Press here to obtain the 2011-2012 edition of the handbook.

  • Press here to obtain the 2010-2011 edition of the handbook.

  • Press here to obtain the 2009-2010 edition of the handbook.