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How to Apply


All applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university preferably with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Or, in addition to a four-year degree, applicants must have credible work experience in a closely related field.

Most importantly, applicants must demonstrate proficiency and understanding in the Criminal Justice, Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Public Safety fields through their statement of purpose. General admissions information about graduate programs at Rosemont is outlined here.

Submit Supporting Documents

  • Free Online Application
  • Submission of Resume or CV 
  • Official transcripts from ALL previously attended institutions.
  • Optional Statement of Purpose: Although not required, we encourage students to submit a statement of purpose (250 words, double-spaced essay) with their application. You can use the statement of purpose to tell us more about yourself. Feel free to elaborate more on information not captured by your transcripts or resume. You can also use the statement of purpose to tell us why you’re interested in pursuing this degree and how it will help you achieve your future aspirations.
  • If you are an international applicant, you may need to submit additional documents. For details, please see our International Students page.

All documents (resume or CV, admission statement of purpose, or electronic transcripts) must be submitted to

Begin When You're Ready: Multiple Start Dates

We know that as a busy adult it can be complicated to find the right time to start classes. To provide you flexibility we offer multiple start terms throughout the year. BUT, why wait? The sooner you begin, the sooner you will realize the benefits of advancing your education at Rosemont College.

  Application Deadline Classes Begin
Summer 2 Monday, June 26, 2023 Monday, July 3, 2023
Fall 1 Monday, August 21, 2023 Monday, August 28, 2023
Fall 2 Monday, October 16, 2023 Monday, October 23, 2023
Spring 1 Monday, January 8, 2024 Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Spring 2 Monday, March 4, 2024 Monday, March 11, 2024
Summer 1 Monday, May 6, 2024 Monday, May 13, 2024