Please visit the Office of Graduate Studies website www.fgcu.edu/graduate or contact Graduate Studies at 239-590-7988 or firstname.lastname@example.org for an application for admission and additional information about the application process. Satisfaction of minimum University and program requirements does not guarantee admission to a graduate program. Applicants should check with the program for the most up to date admission requirements prior to commencing the application process.
Note: The minimum GRE entrance exam scores listed below are for the GRE taken prior to August 1, 2011. Minimum scores are not yet available for the Revised GRE (taken after August 1, 2011).
Program Admission Requirements
- Submit a completed FGCU Graduate Application.
- Submit a completed Immunization History Form.
- Provide evidence of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning and supply one official transcript from each baccalaureate and/or graduate institution attended.
- Submit an official copy of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years with a combined quantitative and verbal score of 1100.
- Provide evidence of an undergraduate GPA of 3.25.
- Complete the following undergraduate courses or equivalent:
- ANT 3345 Methods in Anthropological Research (3)
- ANT 3520 Forensic Anthropology***
- ANT 3824 Archaeological Field Methods (3)
- CCJ 3603 Forensic Psychology***
***Forensic Behavioral Analysis Concentration applicants are only required to complete these two courses. Human Identity and Trauma Analysis Concentration applicants must complete all four.
- For international applicants for whom English is a second language, submit a score of 550 or higher on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
- A criminal history through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement may be required for specific internships or elective work/study assignments.
- Special immunizations and screenings may be required for elective field work.
- Submit a completed Forensic Studies Supplemental Application Form including:
- Three completed reference rating forms/letters of recommendation from persons qualified to judge the applicant's academic and professional potential.
- A letter of intent which describes research and career goals, no more than two pages in length (single spaced, 1-inch page borders, New Times Roman 12 point font), which specifies the student's area of concentration and foreseen ability to articulate with specific faculty.
- Curriculum vitae
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