A list of frequently asked questions about the criminal justice program.
- How do I appeal a final grade in my class?
For information regarding grades, see the CLAS student guidelines.
- How do I apply for admission?
Visit wayne.edu/admissions to apply for undergraduate admission.
- How do I learn about financial aid?
Visit the Office of Financial Aid.
New students should visit the Office of Financial Aid FAQs for new students.
- How do I register for classes and learn more about the registration options (add/drop/withdraw)?
Visit go.wayne.edu/register for registration options and steps.
- How/when do I apply for graduation?
Apply for graduation or learn more about the graduation and commencement process.
- Other questions about tuition, registration, etc.?
To learn about how to calculate tuition, set up Duo Authentication, learn about your rights and responsibilities as a student, and more. Visit the Office of the Registrar's frequently asked questions.
- I've been admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice program. What are my next steps?
- Schedule an appointment with your assigned criminal justice major advisor.
- Schedule an orientation session.
- After orientation, follow these next steps.
- How do I find what classes will transfer to WSU?
You can check WSU's course equivalency tool.
Prospective students are also welcome to reach out to the Transfer Student Success Center for additional assistance.
- How do I declare a minor?
Schedule an appointment with the advisor for the minor you wish to pursue. Your assigned criminal justice advisor can also help you look for a minor, but s(he) will not be able to advise you on the minor requirements.
- What are the requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and what classes do I need to register for?
There are four sets of requirements for the bachelor of science degree, which are listed in Degree Works:
- General Education Competency and Inquiry
- CLAS Foreign Language (FL)/American Sign Language (ASL)
- Criminal justice major courses
- Minor courses (to be selected by the student after admission)
You can check the Degree Works site and confirm with your assigned advisor that your schedule is accurate and complete.
- What is AGRADE and how do I learn more?
The AGRADE program in criminal justice allows students with a minimum GPA of 3.3 to apply to the AGRADE program, in the semester in which they will complete a minimum of 90 credits, to take a maximum of 15 credits towards completion of the B.S. in Criminal Justice and to begin the M.S. in Criminal Justice.
- How do I learn about the admission criteria, deadlines for applying, etc.?
Visit the Graduate Bulletin for admissions requirements.
- How do I learn about the requirements and differences between the traditional/hybrid and online programs?
Visit the Graduate Bulletin for a complete list of requirements and classes for both formats of the program.
- I have just been admitted to the Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. What are my next steps?
Schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor. Your advisor will help you submit your plan of work, which is required before you complete your first semester. The plan of work will list the classes you need to complete the degree by semester. This must be done to avoid a candidacy hold, which will prevent you from registering for future semesters.
- What are the requirements for the M.S. in Criminal Justice and the classes I need to register for?
Visit the Graduate Bulletin for a complete list of requirements and classes.
- What other funding is offered by the Graduate School?
Assistantships, fellowships, and scholarships are offered through the Graduate School subject to qualification.