How do I apply?

Undergraduate students must apply through the Wayne State Office of Undergraduate Admissions - see http://www.admissions.wayne.edu/

For the Masters program the application deadlines are as follows:

  • Fall term (August to December) -  June 1st
  • Winter term (January to May)-  October 1st

Click here for more information about applying to the Masters program.


How do I see an advisor?

Undergraduate Program - Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

  STUDENTS WHOSE LAST NAMES STARTS WITH A - L

Academic Services Officer

Marianka Holloway
 

Name: Ms. Marianka Holloway
E-mail Address: ab1493@wayne.edu
Telephone: 313-577-0772
Office Location: Faculty/Administration Building room 3291
Office Hours: Schedule an appointment  at  advisingworks.wayne.edu

  STUDENTS WHOSE LAST NAMES STARTS WITH M - Z
Academic Adviser II

Name: Ms. Alicia Ortez
E-mail Address: fm1776@wayne.edu
Telephone: 313-577-2538
Office Location: Faculty/Administration Building room 3274
Office Hours: Schedule an appointment  at  advisingworks.wayne.edu

Graduate Program – Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MS)

Academic Services Officer

Marianka Holloway
 

Name: Ms. Marianka Holloway
E-mail Address: ab1493@wayne.edu
Telephone: 313-577-0772
Office Location: Faculty/Administration Building room 3291
Office Hours: Schedule an appointment  at  advisingworks.wayne.edu

Graduate Director and Associate Professor

Name: Jennifer Wareham, Ph.D.
E-mail Address: jwareham@wayne.edu
Telephone: 313-577-2705
Office Location: Faculty/Administration Building room 3265
Office Hours: By Appointment (through email)'

 


How do I register for classes?

Before you register for classes you should:

  1. Review your degree requirements to see what you need to take to complete your program. You may wish to meet with your program's academic advisor for advice on which courses you need to take to fulfill the Wayne State General Education Requirements, the College's requirements, and your degree requirements. 
  2. Check the Schedule of Classes to see what is being offered. Write down the CRN for each course you wish to register for. 
  3. Log in into Academica and go to the Student tab. Under the Registration section on the left click Register/Add/Drop.

For more information visit Records & Registration and Registration Information at wayne.edu/register.


How do I declare an undergraduate major/minor?

To declare or change your major, go to https://cardinal.wayne.edu/wsuchgmjr/

To declare a major or a minor in Criminal Justice, you need to meet with an academic advisor. To make an appointment, go to advisingworks.wayne.edu


How do I complete my BS in four years?

In order to complete your undergraduate degree in four years, click here to consult the 4-year degree plan for the B.S. in Criminal Justice. You should also meet with your academic advisor at least once a year to review your progress. Go to advisingworks.wayne.edu to make an appointment.


How do I get involved in undergraduate research?

Do you want to participate in creating knowledge and work with others to solve an intellectual problem?

  • Have you ever wanted to extend a thought beyond the limits of a course or textbook? 
  • Are there topics you wish were reflected in the course schedule but are not?
  • Would you like to contribute to the creation of new knowledge and better understanding?

Wayne State is a research university. This gives you the opportunity to work with a professor on projects that will take you far beyond textbooks and lectures, and gain professional experience in independent research, writing, and analysis.
Here are a few reasons why you should get involved in Undergraduate Research:

  • More involvement with faculty, graduate students, researchers, fellow undergraduate researchers.
  • Improve your CV, improve chances for admission to graduate and professional schools, or land a better job.
  • You'll need that recommendation letter - who better to ask than your research mentor?
  • Practical, "hands-on" learning.
  • Great preparation for employment - independent work, taking on complex tasks, open-ended problem solving.
  • Training in deep thinking, information and data gathering, data analysis and synthesis, problem solving, thoughtful writing, presentations, lab techniques etc.

Seen enough? Here is the next step: How do I get involved in undergraduate research?

 


How do I apply for a scholarship?

You can apply for scholarships from the department, the college, and from Wayne State. Click here for more information.


How do I find answers to other FAQs?


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