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.
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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