Candidates for admission to the M.A. program must have an Honours Bachelor's degree with a major in Criminology or equivalent degree. A final year average of B+ is usually required, along with a cumulative average of at least B+ in all criminology courses.
Note: Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Applications are reviewed by the Graduate Program Committee, which considers all prior university grades, a writing sample and letters of reference
Proficiency in English usage, both written and oral, is essential to pursue graduate studies at Laurier. Applicants whose language of instruction during the undergraduate degree was other than English must furnish evidence of proficiency in English, prior to admission.