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
- 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
- Withdrawal Policy
- Academic Probation
- Academic Disqualification
- Residency Requirements
- Educational Leaves
- Time Limitations
- GS 700
- Advancing to Candidacy
- Theses and Comprehensive Examinations
- 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.
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- 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.