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Admission Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

  • 60 semester (90 quarter) units of transferrable coursework taken at a community college or regionally accredited university
  • Completion of lower-division general education requirements, including CSU History, Constitution and American Ideals requirement. For more information on the General Education requirements, please visit the CSUSB Bulletin - General Education Program.
  • 2.7 minimum GPA
  • Completion of the two prerequisite courses: Introduction to the Criminal Justice System and Introduction to Criminal Law. 
  • Submit Application on Cal State Apply. Starting with the Fall 2020 application cycle, which opens on October 1, 2019, the fee to apply to the CSU will change from $55 per campus to $70 per campus.    

Program Start Dates

Beginning Fall Semester 2020, the Criminal Justice Online program will offer two sessions of seven-week courses. We will accept students every Fall and Spring semester.

Important Dates

Quarter/Year Term Application Deadline Document Deadline
Fall 2020 8/24 – 12/11/2020 3/1/2020 4/1/2020
Spring 2021 1/25 – 5/8/2021 12/7/2020 12/14/2020

Applications for the Criminal Justice Online Program can be completed on Cal State Apply.